Crye-Leike’s Jimmy Davis Excels in Residential Brokerage

Nashville, Tennessee – Crye-Leike, Realtors announces that Jimmy Davis of Crye-Leike’s Murfreesboro branch office 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 of a specific and intensive program of classroom instruction in various aspects of residential brokerage.

Through the Realtor Institute program, real estate professionals study marketing, ethics, contracts, finance, technology and other real estate topics. The GRI program provides real estate professionals 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.

Davis, a Murfreesboro resident, will meet the real estate needs of buyers and sellers in an around Rutherford and Davidson counties, as well as within the surrounding counties of Williamson and Wilson.  He is a member of the National, Tennessee and Middle Tennessee Associations of Realtors, as well as the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce.

He has spent two years in the real estate field, specializing in residential real estate.  Prior to joining Crye-Leike, Davis was in property management for 10 years.

Davis holds several other designations, including the seniors real estate specialist (SRES) designation, which signifies he has the expertise to help senior citizens make wise decisions about selling the family house, buying rental property, or moving into a senior community, among other issues.   He also holds the e-Pro designation, signifying proficiency in online-based real estate marketing services.  Davis is a certified new homes sales professional.

For real estate information, Jimmy Davis of Crye-Leike, Realtors, may be reached at 615-895-9518.

The GRI program curriculum and standards are governed by the National Association of Realtors?, the nation’s largest professional trade association, representing over 750,000 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 (, 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 Murfreesboro branch office is one of 19 branch offices in eight counties throughout its Middle Tennessee Region in Davidson, Maury, Montgomery, Robertson, Rutherford, Sumner, Williamson and Wilson counties. Crye-Leike sales associates within its Middle Tennessee region currently total over 800.