Crye-Leike Agents Excel in Marketing Luxury Properties within Greater Nashville Area

Nashville, Tenn. – A total of 58 Crye-Leike sales associates in the Greater Nashville and Bowling Green, Kentucky areas recently completed a highly-specialized training course on marketing premier properties valued at $400,000 or more.

The two-day course, offered by Crye-Leike, Realtors corporate wide as in-house training for its sales associates, included segments on architecture, appraisal, custom construction, insurance and finance issues. Also included were on-site showroom consultations with interior and exterior design and engineering professionals as well as bus tours through select neighborhoods and luxury properties that focused on architectural design and the history of the neighborhood.

“This course provides our Crye-Leike’s sales associates with the skills needed to render greater and broader services to the public and to prospective clients in this high end market,” said Harold E. Crye, chief executive officer.  A total of 436 Crye-Leike sales associates company wide have graduated from Crye-Leike’s Premier Properties Training Program.

Those 58 sales associates who graduated from Crye-Leike, Realtors’ continuing education program on marketing premier properties were:

Jane Pierce of Crye-Leike’s Bellevue branch office;

Scott Flodenn, Cheryl Harris, Elena Hooper, Kirk Tinsley and Sheila Wilson, all of Crye*Leike Executive Realty in Bowling Green, Kentucky;

LeAnne Rich, Nancy Rivers, Kelly Snead and Kim Travis, all of Crye-Leike’s Brentwood East branch office;

Susan Burke, Bonnie Gloth, Linda Hollabaugh, Gary Haneberg, Gary Oakes, Dan Reeves, Monica Veal, Barbara Ward and Kevin Whalum, all of Crye-Leike’s Brentwood West branch office;

Carolyn Watson and Diana Woodson, both of Crye-Leike’s Clarksville – Sango branch office;

Shane Powell of Crye-Leike’s Columbia branch office;

Shawn Gallagher, Amanda McKinney, Jill McNeese, Megan Soto and Alice Young, all of Crye-Leike’s Franklin – Cool Springs branch office;

Kim Blanton, Anne Burleson, Billie Cannon, Jim McCain, Jo Roth, Doris Ruskin and Donna Shell, all of Crye-Leike’s Goodlettsville branch office;

Diane McGuffey and Becky Meagher, both of Crye-Leike’s Green Hills branch office;

Ed Chaney, Debora Eden, Stan Peacock and Marilyn White, all of Crye-Leike’s Hendersonville branch office;

Roy Napper and Julie Spencer, both of Crye-Leike’s Hermitage branch office;

Tommy Harvey and Miranda Harvey, both of Crye-Leike’s Lebanon branch office;

Joann Pucciarelli of Crye-Leike’s Mt. Juliet branch office;

Lois Brown, Randy Curtis, Jimmy Davis, Mark Delridge, Don Irwin, Pat Lane, Sherri Wellborn and Peggy Wenzke, all of Crye-Leike’s Murfreesboro branch office;

Kim Talley of Crye-Leike’s Smyrna branch office;

Carol Cordrey of Crye-Leike’s Springfield branch office;

Michele Barnes and Nancy Broadrick, both of Crye-Leike Relocation Services; and, Gary Hudson of Crye-Leike Commercial & Property Management, all located in Brentwood;

Guest speakers at the recent Crye-Leike class included:

John Montgomery of Fedrick Harris, a division of Newmark Homes, who spoke on new construction & communities;

James Edwards, president and registered architect of Edwards + Hotchkiss, Architects PC, who spoke on architectural issues in designing luxury homes;

Patrick McGuigan, president and owner of McGuigan & Associates, who addressed appraisal issues in valuing luxury properties;

Laret Casella, registered interior designer and owner of Casella Interiors, who discussed interior and exterior design;

Jane S. Hardin, president, and Pat Walker, loan originator, both of 1st Trust Bank for Savings – Mortgage Division, who covered financing luxury properties;

Gene Edwards, custom home builder and president of Nashville Construction Company, who addressed the group on contractor issues in building a luxury home; and,

Crye-Leike sales associates Susan McKinney and Marty Calfee who shared their experiences in marketing luxury properties.

Morning sessions at the Expo Design Center of Nashville provided Crye-Leike associates an opportunity to have a personal tour of the design center and to listen to informative sessions on custom cabinets and countertops, appliances, lighting, flooring, bath & plumbing fixtures and window treatments.

Afternoon bus trips included the touring of luxury properties within the subdivisions of the Governor’s Club and Laurelbrooke in Franklin.

Crye-Leike (, a full service real estate company for 26 years, is the nation’s 10th largest real estate company and the largest serving Tennessee and the Mid-South. Crye-Leike of Nashville, Inc. has 20 branch and franchise offices in 10 counties throughout a two-state Mid-South region: TENNESSEE (Middle Tennessee) – Davidson, Grundy, Maury, Montgomery, Robertson, Rutherford, Sumner, Williamson and Wilson counties; and KENTUCKY – Warren County. Sales associates in the Greater Nashville area currently total over 800.