P. Reid Lemasters

T 513.651.6178
F 513.651.6981
301 East Fourth Street
Great American Tower, Suite 3300
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

Reid is a member of Frost Brown Todd LLC and practices in the commercial loan and real estate area. He represents clients in a wide array of commercial real estate and title matters with particular emphasis on lender, developer, corporate real estate and financing. He has represented many lending institutions and real estate developers in loan documentation, closings, developer acquisition of property, development plans, conventional and structured lending transactions including health care, hospitality, public institutions, energy financing, and other related real estate matters. Reid also has extensive experience in hotel acquisition, development, operation, incentives and tax credits, franchise agreements, and related matters.

Reid is also Executive Manager of the law firm's ancillary business and title agency, Multi‑State Title Agency, LLC. He is a licensed attorney in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana and operates Multi‑State in all three states as well as Tennessee, Pennsylvania and Florida. Multi‑State is an agent for several title insurance underwriters in the tri-state region including First American, Fidelity National, Stewart Title, and Old Republic.

Experience Examples:

$200 million synthetic lease financing credit tenant facility

$25 million acquisition and assemblage involving several parcels of real estate

Counsels energy companies and land owners on real estate, title insurance, and related due diligence matters regarding mineral interests including oil, gas, and coal surface and underground interests

Numerous other routine complex and structured commercial real estate transactions and financing

Highlights & Recognitions

  • The Best Lawyers in America® "Lawyer of the Year," Banking & Finance Law, 2013
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Banking and Finance Law, Real Estate Law, 2008-2019
  • Chambers USA®, Key Individual in Ohio Real Estate, "Reid Lemasters is valued for his in-depth understanding of client needs. 'He not only addresses what we've asked, but also makes sure we're making the right decisions.'"
  • AV® Rated, Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Ohio Certified Specialist for Business, Commercial and Industrial Real Property
  • Ohio State Bar Association Real Property Law Specialization Board
  • Business Courier's Who's Who in Law 2007, Real Estate and Commercial Transaction
  • Kentucky Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Award, 2013
  • Ohio State Bar Association Certified Specialist in Real Property and Commercial Law - selected for inclusion in Ohio Super Lawyers® 2010
  • Real Estate Attorney of the Year - Cincinnati Bar Association (2010)
  • The Top Lawyers In Southwest Ohio – 2008-2009

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Bar Association, Real Property Section, Committee Member
  • Cincinnati Bar Association, Real Property Section, past Chairperson; Environmental Law Section, Member
  • Ohio Bar Association, Real Estate Section
  • Indiana Bar Association, Real Property and Probate Section
  • Kentucky Bar Association, Real Property Section
  • American Land Title Association, Member
  • Ohio Land Title Association, Member; Lender's Counsel Committee
  • Indiana Land Title Association
  • Kentucky Land Title Association
  • Southwestern Ohio Land Title Association, Member
  • International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
  • Title Action Network (TAN), Member

Civic & Charitable Organizations

  • Greater Cincinnati Home Builder’s Association, Inc., Member
  • Educational and Business Planning Committee, Member
  • Tocqueville Society
  • The Bacchanalian Society

Non-FBT Publications and Events

Reid is a frequent speaker for:

  • American Land Title Association Legal Division
  • Cincinnati Bar Association
  • Southwestern Ohio Land Title Association
  • Lorman Seminars
  • National Business Institute

Other Contact Info


Michelle Miles
T 513.651.6869