Crye-Leike Agents in the Greater Nashville Area Excel in Residential Brokerage

Nashville, Tennessee – Crye-Leike, Realtors announces that 10 of its sales associates have been awarded the Graduate Realtors Institute (GRI) designation by the Tennessee Association of Realtors, under the auspices of the National Association of Realtors. The GRI designation is a national professional designation that signifies mastery of a specific and intensive program of classroom instruction in various aspects of residential brokerage.

Those Crye-Leike sales associates who have attained the GRI designation are:

Karen Critcher who is affiliated with Crye-Leike’s Brentwood East branch office;

Gary Oakes who is affiliated with Crye-Leike’s Brentwood West branch office;

Randall Hall, national franchise sales manager of Crye-Leike Franchises, Inc. who is affiliated with Crye-Leike Commercial;

Mimi Sulfridge who is affiliated with Crye-Leike’s Cool Springs branch office;

Mary Aycock, Anita Fuller and Nancy Hobbs, all affiliated with Crye-Leike’s Goodlettsville branch office;

Stan Peacock who is affiliated with Crye-Leike’s Hendersonville branch office;

Randy Curtis who is affiliated with Crye-Leike’s Murfreesboro branch office; and,

Diana Cobb who is affiliated with Crye-Leike’s Springfield branch office.

Through the Realtor Institute program, real estate professionals study marketing, ethics, contracts, finance, technology and other real estate topics. The GRI program provides real estate professionals with the skills needed to render greater and broader services to the public and to prospective clients. Successful graduation from the GRI program in Tennessee requires successful completion of at least 90 hours of course work and five written examinations on various aspects of the courses taken.

The GRI program curriculum and standards are governed by the National Association of Realtors, the nation’s largest professional trade association, representing over 750,000 members involved in all aspects of the real estate industry. More than 35,000 Realtors in North America hold the GRI designation. Currently, over 3,000 Realtors in Tennessee have earned the GRI designation, with several thousand more having taken one or more courses in the program series. Of that total, there are 244 Crye-Leike sales associates who have attained the GRI designation.

Crye-Leike (, a full service real estate company for 26 years, is the nation’s 10th largest real estate company and the largest serving the Southern Region of the United States.  It has a network of over 2,800 sales associates and 68 branch and franchise offices located in 36 counties throughout a six-state southern region in Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, Georgia, Kentucky and Florida.