Crye-Leike Agents in Nashville Excel in Residential Brokerage

Nashville, Tennessee – Crye-Leike, Realtors announces that its sales associates, Dianne Jordan, GRI and Angie Smith, have been awarded the Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) designation by the Council of Residential Specialists, a not-for-profit affiliate of the National Association of Realtors? (NAR). Only 5 percent of all Realtors? nationwide have earned this distinction.

The CRS designation is a nationally recognized professional designation, the highest credential awarded to Realtors in the residential sales field. The CRS program provides Realtors with the skills needed to render greater and broader services to help clients maximize profits and minimize costs in the home buying or selling transaction process.

To earn the CRS credential, Jordan and Smith demonstrated professional expertise in the field of residential real estate, had a proven track record of real estate transactions as well as had advanced education in related areas with an emphasis in finance, technology and marketing.

Dianne Jordan is affiliated with Crye-Leike’s Franklin branch office in Franklin, Tenn. She holds the Graduate Realtors? Institute (GRI) designation, which signifies specialization in residential and non-residential brokerage. Within Crye-Leike, Jordan is a life member of its Multi-Million Dollar Club, a membership of over 550 sales associates who have been recognized for outstanding sales performance over a five-year period while maintaining a strict code of ethics and professionalism. Jordan is among the elite group of 232 Crye-Leike sales associates who have earned the distinction of life member. Professionally, she is a member of the Williamson County Association of Realtors, the Tennessee Association of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors.

Angie Smith is affiliated with Crye-Leike’s Brentwood West branch office. She holds the Graduate Realtors Institute designation, GRI, a nationally recognized professional designation that signifies mastery of a specific and intensive program of classroom instruction in residential and non-residential brokerage. Smith also is a three-year member of Crye-Leike’s Multi-Million Dollar Club, a membership that recognizes outstanding sales performance over a five-year period while maintaining a strict code of ethics and professionalism. Professionally, she is a member of the Nashville Board of Realtors, Council of Residential Specialists and Women’s Council.

Crye-Leike (, a full service real estate company, is the nation’s 13th largest real estate company and the largest serving Tennessee and the Mid-South. It has a network of over 2,200 sales associates and 56 branch and franchise offices located in 25 counties throughout a five-state Mid-South region in Tennessee, Arkansas, Kentucky, Mississippi and Georgia. Crye-Leike attained sales of $2.9 billion and 20,406 closed transaction sides corporate wide in 2000.

The National Association of Realtors is the nation’s largest professional trade association, representing nearly 720,000 members involved in all aspects of the real estate industry. Currently, over 970 Realtors? in Tennessee hold the CRS designation, with several thousand having taken one or more courses in the program series.


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