Crye-Leike Honors Agents & Staff for Years of Service in Chattanooga Region

Chattanooga, Tenn. –  Crye-Leike, Realtors, the nation’s 10th largest real estate company and the largest serving Tennessee and the Mid-South, recently recognized 254 sales associates and employees within its West, Middle and Southeast Tennessee Regions who reached their anniversary of five, 10, 15, 20 and 25 years of service with Crye-Leike as of 2003.

“It is a true testimonial to our company’s integrity to have a sales force and employees remain loyal to our company for this length of time,” says Harold E. Crye, chief executive officer, who founded the company, along with partner Dick Leike, in 1977 in Memphis, Tenn. Crye-Leike expanded operations within Southeast Tennessee seven years ago in 1997.

Those 23 sales associates and employees within Crye-Leike’s Southeast Tennessee Region who were recognized for their five years of service to the company were:

Harold Coleman, June Coppinger, Fred Burkhalter, Daniel Jeter, Sandra Kile, Christopher Robinson and James C. (Jay) Robinson, all of Crye-Leike’s downtown Chattanooga branch office;

Donna Byrd, George Byrd, Carol Deckerd, Ralph Dockery, Geneva Lee, Buck Secor and Edwin Wheeler, all of Crye-Leike’s East Brainerd branch office;

Elsie Drennan of Crye-Leike’s Ft. Oglethorpe, Georgia branch office;

Robert Badgley, George Ray Burks and Glenda Lieker, all of Crye-Leike’s Hixson branch office;

Cheree Dumas, Bonnie Hamilton, Marilyn Roller and Jean Smith, all of Crye-Leike’s Signal Mountain branch office; and,

Elaine Cummins of Crye-Leike’s Soddy-Daisy branch office.

Crye-Leike ( has a network of over 2,800 sales associates and 69 branch and franchise offices located in 36 counties throughout a six-state southern region in Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, Georgia, Kentucky and Florida.

Crye-Leike is a full service real estate company, offering real estate and related services including: residential real estate services; relocation services; commercial business and investment real estate services; property leasing and management services; development and construction services; REO foreclosure services; mortgage lending facilities; insurance services; title services; home services; auction services; apartment locator services; franchise sales and builder resource services.

For information on how to join Crye-Leike’s sales team within its Southeast Tennessee Region, call Barbara Feagans at 423/892-1515, or for employment opportunities, call Human Resources Manager Sidney Ingram at 901/756-8900.