Crye-Leike Names Arkansas’ Top 25 Agents for 2004

Little Rock, Ark. – Crye-Leike, the nation’s 10th largest real estate company and the largest in Tennessee and the Mid-South, announces its Top 25 sales producers for 2004. These Realtors have achieved the highest volume in sales for the company within its Central Arkansas Region. The rankings are based on closed gross commission income.

Nedra Plumlee of Crye-Leike’s Hot Springs branch office was named Crye-Leike’s 2004 Producer of the Year within its Central Arkansas Region.

Crye-Leike’s No. 2 sales producer in 2004 was Cece McKay, followed by No. 3, John Rogers, both of Crye-Leike’s Hinson Road branch office in Little Rock.

Other Crye-Leike sales associates who ranked among the Top 25 sales producers in 2004 within Crye-Leike’s Central Arkansas Region include:

Betsy Arey of Crye-Leike’s Benton branch office; Toni Fryar and Terry Summers, both of Crye-Leike’s Bryant branch office;

LuAnn Deere of Crye-Leike’s Conway branch office;

Becky Bien of Crye-Leike’s Financial Centre branch office in Little Rock;

Connie Farnam, Phil Glover, Jeanne King, Valerie Moran, Diane & Sandy Rhodes, Johnnie Walker, and Cassie Wells of Crye-Leike’s Hinson Road branch office in Little Rock;

Brenda McHenry and Jeff  Pearson, both of Crye-Leike’s Hot Springs branch office;

Judy Glover, Fred Peyton and Jackson Rozelle, all of Crye-Leike’s Maumelle branch office; and, Wanda Bryant, Beverly Carter, Danny Holt, Bruce Martin, and Joan Osborne of Crye-Leike’s

North Little Rock branch office.

“Our sales leaders are to be commended for their achievements, but Crye-Leike would be remiss if we didn’t further recognize the remaining members of Crye-Leike’s sales team who helped the company reach a record breaking year in 2004, $4.6 billion in sales, the highest ever in company history,” said Chief Executive Officer Harold E. Crye. Crye-Leike’s sales force of over 2,800 sales associates closed a total of 29,581 transaction sides in 2004.

Crye-Leike expanded its regional headquarters into Central Arkansas during the second quarter of 2002, a move that has escalated company sales six-fold in Arkansas since establishing a Jonesboro office in 1999. Year-end sales volume in 2004 for Crye-Leike of Arkansas, Inc. totaled $419.17 million, up 89 percent from $221.6 million through 2003. These figures represent 3,496 in property sales, a 90 percent increase over comparable year-end results in 2003.

Crye-Leike (www.crye-leike.com), a full service real estate company for 28 years, is the nation’s 10th largest real estate company and the largest serving Tennessee and the Mid-South. Crye-Leike of Arkansas, Inc. has 13 branch and franchise offices with a sales force of over 250 sales associates who market residential and commercial real estate within eight counties in Arkansas: Craighead, Crittenden, Faulkner, Garland, Independence, Mississippi, Pulaski and Saline.