Crye-Leike’s Leslie Hilliard Claims Coveted ABR Status

Memphis, Tennessee – Leslie Hilliard of Crye-Leike, Realtors has been named an accredited buyer representative (ABR) by the Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council, an affiliate of the National Association of Realtors.

This distinction is signified by the ABR designation, the benchmark of excellence in real estate buyer representation.

Displaying her ABR designation demonstrates to clients that Hilliard has taken additional steps to continue her education in the field of buyer representation, and has the proven experience and training to deliver ethical and professional services to real estate buyers.

Among Crye-Leike’s 3,000 sales force, Hilliard is among a select few who has achieved this distinction. There are over 300 Crye-Leike sales associates who hold the ABR designation, with over 1,750 active ABR members within the market areas in which Crye-Leike serves. Collectively, there are more than 32,000 real estate professionals in North America who have earned the ABR designation.

To attain this coveted ABR designation, Hilliard met strict requirements, including taking a comprehensive two-day course in buyer representation and a written examination on legal and practical aspects of client representation as well as having practical experience in the field of buyer representation.

Hilliard, an affiliate broker, is affiliated with Crye-Leike’s Cordova office, located at 894 Germantown Parkway in Cordova, Tenn. A resident of Memphis for over 40 years, she serves the real estate needs of buyers and sellers in and around Shelby, Fayette and Tipton counties as well as represents builders in new home construction. She is a member of the National, Tennessee and Memphis Areas Associations of Realtors.

As a multi-million dollar producer, she has attained membership within Crye-Leike’s Multi-Million Dollar Club, a membership of over 550 sales associates who have been recognized annually for their outstanding sales performance for individually selling in excess of $2 million.

With well over 41,000 members worldwide, Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council ( is the world’s largest organization of real estate professionals concentrating in buyer representation. The National Association of Realtors is the nation’s largest professional trade association, representing 1 million members involved in all aspects of the real estate industry.

Memphis-based Crye-Leike ( has a sales force of over 1,200 sales associates within its West Tennessee/Mississippi Regions who are located in 20 branch and franchise offices in five (5) counties throughout the West Tennessee, Eastern Arkansas and Mississippi regions. Those regions include Hardin and Shelby counties in Tennessee; Crittenden County in Arkansas; and DeSoto and Lee counties in Mississippi.