Crye-Leike Names Memphis’ Top 25 Agents for 2004

Memphis, Tenn. – 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 West Tennessee Region. The rankings are based on closed gross commission income.

Judy McLellan of Crye-Leike’s Quail Hollow branch office in Memphis was named Crye-Leike’s 2004 Producer of the Year within its West Tennessee Region, an achievement she has maintained for the past eight years.

Crye-Leike’s No. 2 sales producer in 2004 was Mary Ann Tapp of Crye-Leike’s Arlington branch office, followed by No. 3, Leigh Anne & Terry Boyd of Crye-Leike’s Olive Branch office in Mississippi.

Stanley Mills of Crye-Leike’s Quail Hollow branch office is ranked as Crye-Leike’s Lifetime No. 1 Producer in West Tennessee, continually named each year for achieving top producer of the company for 10 consecutive years.

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

Ronnie Lee of Crye-Leike’s Arlington branch office;

Steve Boysen and Marc Scheinberg, both of Crye-Leike’s Bartlett-Summer Oaks branch office;

Joyce McKenzie of Crye-Leike’s Collierville branch office;

Shirley K. Harris and Winona Williams, both of Crye-Leike’s Cordova branch office;

Melinda Merkle of Crye-Leike’s Germantown-Exeter branch office;

Lisa Harris, Mary Jeffrey, Diane and Jerry Raycher, and Rick Travers, all of Crye-Leike’s

Germantown-Poplar branch office;

Diane Tippitt-Pettis of Crye-Leike’s Hernando, Miss. branch office;

Jeanette Hollowell and Larry Webb, both of Crye-Leike’s Olive Branch, Miss., branch office;

Kent & Tammy Anderson;Vicki Blackwell; Carole Pleasants; Jimmie & Bob Tapley; Elsie & Jack Ward; and Chet & Judy Whitsitt, all of Crye-Leike’s Quail Hollow branch office in East Memphis; and,

Annice Kyle and Lisa Smith, both of Crye-Leike’s Southaven 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’s West Tennessee Region had its best sales performance ever since the founding of the company 28 years ago, at $2.1 billion in 2004, up 16 percent. These figures represent 12,690 closings in

2004 by its 1,300-plus sales associates in the Greater Memphis area, including West Memphis, Ark. and

Olive Branch, Hernando, Southaven and Tupelo, Miss.

Crye-Leike (, a full service real estate company for 28 years, has a network of over 2,800 sales associates and 81 corporate and franchise offices located in 42 counties throughout a six-state southern region in Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, Georgia, Kentucky and Florida. Crye-Leike of Memphis, Inc. has 21 branch and two franchise offices with a sales force of over 1,300 sales associates who market residential and commercial real estate in six counties throughout the regions of West Tennessee, Eastern Arkansas and Mississippi. Those regions include Hardin, Madison and Shelby counties in Tennessee; Crittenden County in Arkansas; and DeSoto and Lee counties in Mississippi.

Crye-Leike, Inc. (Memphis) collectively sold 12,690 units in 2004 with a sales volume of $2.1 billion.