Lee McGinnis | Bio | Long & Foster
Lee McGinnis Senior Vice President General Brokerage Operations

Lee McGinnis

Senior Vice President General Brokerage Operations
As Senior Vice President of General Brokerage Operations, Lee McGinnis oversees the Professional Development and Branch Services divisions of Long & Foster Real Estate. She works collaboratively across the organization to ensure Long & Foster provides its leaders, agents and teams with the tools and resources needed to drive their businesses and best support their clients. A strategic leader, Lee has an innate ability to connect with people and bring them together under a shared goal.

Originally licensed in 1986, Lee joined Long & Foster in 2017 as its Director of Agent Development. She quickly progressed in her career at Long & Foster, earning a promotion to Director of Professional Development in 2018 and then Vice President of Professional Development in 2020. During this time, Lee achieved tremendous results for Long & Foster and its agents. She helped the company earn the exclusive Training magazine Apex award for exceptional training programs. Lee also seamlessly pivoted Long & Foster’s in-person training to virtual during the pandemic, and she continually developed new and engaging content to support recruitment and retention efforts.

Lee has extensive industry experience, and prior to joining Long & Foster, she worked with competing local brokerages in a variety of roles, from sales associate and team lead to training director and branch manager. She also has led her own business, health and personal coaching and consulting firm. Further diversifying her career expertise, Lee also worked in leadership roles in the media and sports industries. She led market expansion and membership programs for a successful women’s golf organization, growing the association into 30 new territories, and she managed corporate marketing and sales for a media outlet.

Lee is a licensed Virginia Realtor and Associate Broker. She also earned professional coaching certifications from the International Coaching Federation and the International Coach Academy, as well as nutrition certifications from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition and the Nutritional Therapy Association.