Top Producers of Crye-Leike, Realtors in Chattanooga Region Awarded Cruise to Bahamas

Chattanooga, Tenn. –  Crye-Leike, Realtors announces that 238 of its 2,200 sales associates have qualified to attend its 24th annual Sales Leaders’ Retreat awarded each year to Crye-Leike’s top producers who have met stringent performance incentive criteria over a one-year period. This year’s company trip is a four-day, three-night cruise to Nassau, Bahamas taken in March.

“Crye-Leike is one of a select few real estate companies in the nation that rewards its top producers on this magnitude,” said Harold E. Crye, chief executive officer.

Those 32 Crye-Leike sales associates and corporate staff from the Greater Chattanooga area, including Georgia, who qualified for Crye-Leike’s Sales Leaders’ Retreat include:

Wayne Rutherford of Crye-Leike’s Athens branch office;

Judy Allen and Joe Manning, all of Crye-Leike’s Cleveland branch office;

Nancy Clairmont, Fiona Eischeid, Helen Henley, Barbara Howell, Jim O’Dell, Jay Robinson and Carole Sizer, all of Crye-Leike’s Downtown branch office;

George Byrd, Carol Craig, Jay Craig, Eppy Green, Debbie Jolin, Ron Renegar and Robert Yarbrough, all of Crye-Leike’s East Brainerd branch office;

Jennifer Newton of Crye-Leike Relocation Services and Barbara Feagans of Crye-Leike Marketing, both located at Crye-Leike’s regional office in East Brainerd;

Frank McDaniel of Crye-Leike’s Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga. branch office;

Robert Badgley, Terry Hardwick, Debbie Morrison, Kathy Tucker and Gail Walldorf, all of Crye-Leike’s Hixson branch office;

Bonnie Hamilton, Dot Heggie, Sandi Henon, Jean Smith and Kathy Wilder, all of Crye-Leike’s Signal Mountain branch office; and,

Linda Cunningham and Darlene Seay, both of Crye-Leike’s Soddy-Daisy branch office.

Crye-Leike (, a full service real estate company for 26 years, is the nation’s 13th largest real estate company and the largest serving Tennessee and the Mid-South. It has a network of over 2,300 sales associates and 62 branch and franchise offices located in 33 counties throughout a six-state southern region in Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, Georgia, Kentucky and Florida. Crye-Leike attained sales of $ 3.17 billion and 22, 198 closed transaction sides corporate wide in 2002.

Crye-Leike of Chattanooga, Inc.  has 11 branch and franchise offices in seven (7) counties within the Greater Chattanooga area: Bradley, Hamilton, McMinn, Meigs, Rhea and Roane counties, including Catoosa County in North Georgia.  Sales associates within the Chattanooga area currently total over 300. Crye-Leike of Chattanooga sold 3,234 units in 2002 with a sales volume of $395.20 million.