Crye*Leike’s Marti Carsten Excels in Residential Brokerage

Pickwick Dam, Tenn. – Marti Carsten, owner and managing broker of Crye*Leike Pickwick Lake was 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 in the various aspects of residential brokerage.

Through the Realtor Institute program, Carsten studied marketing, ethics, contracts, finance, technology and other real estate topics. Completion of the GRI program has provided Carsten 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.

Carsten has over 19 years of real estate experience and specializes in vacation homes and luxury properties. She is a member of Hardin County Chamber of Commerce.

The GRI program curriculum and standards are governed by the National Association of Realtors, the nation’s largest professional trade association, representing 1 million 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.

Crye*Leike Pickwick Lake is one of 18 Crye-Leike franchises, joining Crye-Leike’s network of over 2,800 sales associates and 74 corporate and franchise offices located in 40 counties throughout a six-state southern region in Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, Georgia, Kentucky and Florida.

Crye*Leike Pickwick Lake serves the real estate needs of buyers and sellers in Hardin, Decatur, Hardeman and McNairy counties. For real estate assistance, call Marti Carsten at 731/689-8000.