Crye-Leike’s Randy Sharp Earns Coveted Buyer Representative Status

Chattanooga, Tenn. – Randy Sharp of Crye-Leike, Realtors has been awarded the accredited buyer representative (ABR) designation by the Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council (REBAC), an affiliate of the National Association of Realtors. The ABR designation is the only nationally recognized distinction for buyers’ agents.

The ABR designation demonstrates to Sharp’s clients that he has taken steps to continue his education in the field of buyer representation and has proven experience and training to deliver ethical and professional service to real estate buyers.

Requirements for this ABR designation include a comprehensive two-day course in buyer representation, a written examination on legal and practical aspects of client representation and practical experience in the field of buyer representation.

Sharp is affiliated with Crye-Leike’s Soddy-Daisy branch office, located at 9759 Dayton Pike in Soddy-Daisy. Licensed in Tennessee, he serves the real estate needs of buyers and sellers in and around Hamilton County as well as the surrounding counties of Bledsoe, Rhea and Sequatchie.

A lifelong resident of nearby Pikeville, Tenn., Sharp specializes in residential and commercial real estate as well as investment properties, farms and land. His clients also benefit from his years of experience in property management and homebuilding. He is a member of the National, Tennessee and Chattanooga Associations of Realtors.

As a multi-million dollar producer, Sharp has attained membership in Crye-Leike’s Multi-Million Dollar Club, a level of distinction that recognizes his individual sales performance in annually selling over $2 million in real estate sales. He also is a recipient of Realty Alliance’s 2004 National Sales Award, another level of distinction that recognizes Sharp’s sales performance as a national sales leader, ranking him among the top 20 percent of real estate sales producers in the country.

Within his community, Sharp supports his local community’s March of Dimes organization and is a member of Citizens of Bledsoe County

For more real estate information, Randy Sharp of Crye-Leike’s Soddy-Daisy branch office may be reached at (423) 451-0500, or by e-mail at

Crye-Leike (, 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 Chattanooga has 10 branch offices and eight franchise offices in East Tennessee. Its sales force of over 400 sales associates market residential and commercial real estate to buyers and sellers in 13 counties throughout East Tennessee. Those counties are: Bledsoe, Bradley, Greene, Hamilton, McMinn, Meigs, Putnam, Rhea, Roane, Sevier and Washington counties, including Catoosa and Whitefield counties in North Georgia.

The National Association of Realtors is the nation’s largest professional trade association, representing over 1 million members involved in all aspects of the real estate industry. Currently, over 30,000 real estate professionals in North America hold the ABR designation, with over 1,700 active ABR members in Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee, where Crye-Leike has a market presence. Among Crye-Leike’s 2,900 sales force, over 350 Crye-Leike sales associates hold the ABR designation.