Crye-Leike’s Little Rock Area Top Producers Awarded Trip To Las Vegas

Little Rock, Ark. – Crye-Leike, Realtors announces that 266 of its 2,800 sales associates have qualified to attend its 28th annual Sales Leaders’ Retreat, awarded each year to Crye-Leike’s top producers who have met stringent sales performance incentive criteria over a one-year period. This year’s company trip is a four-day, three-night stay in Las Vegas, Nevada from March 17-20, 2005.

“Crye-Leike is one of a select few real estate companies in the nation that rewards its top producers at this magnitude,” says Harold E. Crye, chief executive officer. “These individuals are to be commended for helping Crye-Leike achieve a record sales year of over $4.6 billion in 2004, the highest sales performance in company history.”

This 2004 sales figure represents Crye-Leike’s sales associates handling 29,581 closings within a six-state region, an 18.5 percent increase from the year prior.

Those 34 Crye-Leike sales associates and regional headquarters staff from Crye-Leike’s Arkansas Region, including West Memphis, who qualified for Crye-Leike’s Sales Leaders’ Retreat include:

Betsy Arey and Karen Crowson, both of Crye-Leike’s Benton branch office;

Diane Barsotti and Antonia Toni Fryar, both of Crye-Leike’s Bryant branch office;

LuAnn Deere, Randy Herrold and Jennifer Kremers, all of Crye-Leike’s Conway branch office;

Becky Bien, Dana Powell and Cynthia W. Thessing of Crye-Leike’s Financial Centre branch office in Little Rock;

Cece McKay, Johnny McKay, Diane Rhodes, John Rogers and Cassie Wells, all of Crye-Leike’s

Hinson Road branch office in Little Rock;

Bob Benscoter and Nedra Plumlee, both of Crye-Leike’s Hot Springs branch office;

Andy Anderson, Marshall Ghant, Joyce Isbell, Larry Lamkin, Caren Sue MacDonald, Cathi Nisenbaum and Belinda Wimpy, all of Crye-Leike’s Jonesboro branch office;

Fred Peyton and Mary Peyton, both of Crye-Leike’s Maumelle branch office;

David Goldstein of Crye-Leike’s North Little Rock branch office;

Anita Bell of Crye-Leike’s West Memphis branch office; and

Crye-Leike’s regional headquarters staff: Ann Ball, president of Cyre-Leike’s REO Services of Central Arkansas; Jeff Bell, vice president and general manager of Crye-Leike Property Management of Central Arkansas; Tammy Cheney, director of Crye-Leike Relocation Services of Central Arkansas; Robin Prather, director of career development in Central Arkansas; Fran Rogers of Realty Title & Escrow Co.; and Tara Walker, marketing director.

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. Year-end sales volume in 2004 for Crye-Leike of Arkansas, Inc. totaled $419.2 million, representing 3,496 in property sales.