Crye*Leike’s Elena Hooper Excels in Residential Brokerage

Bowling Green, Ky.  – Crye*Leike Executive Realty announces that one of its sales associates, Elena Hooper, has been awarded the certified residential specialist (CRS) designation by the Council of Residential Specialists, the largest not-for-profit affiliate of the National Association of Realtors (NAR).

The CRS designation is a nationally recognized professional designation, the highest credential awarded to Realtors in the residential sales field. Only 35,000 Realtors nationwide have earned this distinction.

To earn the CRS credential, Hooper demonstrated professional expertise in the field of residential real estate transactions and attained an advanced education in related areas with an emphasis in finance, technology and marketing. The CRS program provided Hooper with the skills needed to render greater and broader services to help clients maximize profits and minimize costs in the home buying or selling transition process.

Hooper is associated with Crye*Leike Executive Realty, located at 1278 Campbell Lane in Bowling Green, Ky. She serves buyers and sellers in and around Warren County as well as in South Central Kentucky.

In addition to securing her CRS designation, Hooper has attained several other professional designations. She is an accredited buyer representative (ABR) who excels in buyer representation and holds the Graduate Realtors Institute (GRI) designation, which signifies specialization in residential and non-residential brokerage

Hooper was recognized for her exceptional sales performance by Crye*Leike Executive Realty for attaining the highest gross closed commission income in 2002.  Professionally, she is a member of the Realtors Association of Southern Kentucky, the Kentucky Association of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors.

Crye-Leike (, a full service real estate company for 27 years, is the nation’s 10th largest real estate company and the largest serving Tennessee and the Mid-South. Crye*Leike Executive Realty in Bowling Green is one of 19 franchises in the Crye-Leike franchise network, and one of 19 branch and franchise offices within Crye-Leike’s Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky regions. Last year, Crye-Leike’s Middle Tennessee Region had its best sales performance ever at $1.13 billion, representing 7,469 units sold by its 800-plus sales associates.

The National Association of Realtors is the nation’s largest professional trade association, representing nearly 1 million members involved in all aspects of the real estate industry.

Elena Hooper of Crye*Leike Executive Realty may be reached at 270/781-3377 for assistance in  serving the residential real estate needs of buyers and sellers in and around Warren County.