Crye-Leike’s Jimmy Dugger Recognized as Emerging Realtor Leader in Tenn.

Nashville, Tenn. – Jimmy Dugger, vice president of Crye-Leike, Realtors, was identified as one of 12 emerging Realtor leaders in the state of Tennessee to participate in Leadership TAR, a leadership training program sponsored by the Tennessee Association of Realtors(TAR).

The Tennessee Association of Realtors established the Leadership TAR Program to develop future leaders, essential for the growth of the association and the real estate profession. Leadership TAR is designed to sharpen leadership skills and to foster knowledge and networking skills among its participants to achieve success as a leader, whether in their community, personal business and/or within Realtor organizations

Dugger, a multi-million dollar producer, is affiliated with Crye-Leike’s Columbia branch office, providing real estate services to buyer and sellers in and around Maury County. His involvement in Leadership TAR will compliment his efforts as a graduate of Leadership Maury in Maury County.

Within Crye-Leike, he has been among its Top 25 sales producers for the past five years, achieving the highest volume in sales for the company within its Middle Tennessee Region.

His sales performance also brought him company recognition as a life member of Crye-Leike’s Multi-Million Dollar Club, a level of distinction that exemplifies his outstanding sales performance of selling in excess of $2 million annually over a five-year period while maintaining a strict code of ethics and professionalism.

Dugger is an elite member of Crye-Leike’s Circle of Excellence, one of the highest levels of professional and personal achievement in the real estate industry. He is among a select few who met stringent requirements, showing exemplary performance in the areas of advanced education, ethics, loyalty, sales volume and service to the community and real estate profession.

Dugger is actively involved in his local and national Realtor associations. He currently serves as director and chairman of numerous committees of the Southern Middle Tennessee Board of Realtors as served as secretary-treasurer last year.

Dugger holds many nationally recognized professional designations. He is: a certified residential specialist, the highest credential awarded to Realtors in the residential sales field; a certified premier properties specialist (CCPS), specializing in marketing luxury and estate properties; a seniors real estate specialist and counselor (SRES); an accredited buyer representative (ABR) which specializes in providing professional services to real estate buyers; and a Graduate of the Realtors Institute (GRI) which specializes in all aspects of residential brokerage, to name a few.

Within his community, Dugger is involved in the Tennessee Jaycees, serving as past state president and past state commander of the Tennessee Jaycees Volunteer Corp. He also is a member of the Columbia Breakfast Rotary for over 13 years.

The Tennessee Association of Realtors (TAR) is the statewide professional organization for more than 19,000 members in all sectors of the real estate industry. Serving as one of the largest membership associations in Tennessee, TAR provides its members a wide range of services, including: news, legal and information bulletins for its members, advanced business tools, in-depth education programs, and legislative advocacy and oversight.

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’s Columbia branch office is one of 19 branch and franchise offices in the Middle Tennessee Region, serving nine counties in Davidson, Maury, Montgomery, Robertson, Rutherford, Sumner, Williamson and Wilson counties, including Warren County in Kentucky. Sales associates in the Greater Nashville area currently total over 900.