Crye-Leike Agents and Staff of Greater Memphis and Mississippi Honored for 25, 20 & 15 Years of Service

Memphis, Tenn. – Crye-Leike, the nation’s 10th largest real estate company and the largest serving Tennessee and the Mid-South, recently recognized 243 sales associates and employees within its West, Middle and East Tennessee Regions, including Mississippi and Arkansas, who reached their anniversary of five, 10, 15, 20 and 25 years of service with Crye-Leike in 2004.

“It is a true testimonial to our company’s integrity to have a sales force and employees remain loyal to our company for this length of time,” says Harold E. Crye, chief executive officer, who founded the company, along with partner Dick Leike, 28 years ago in 1977 in Memphis, Tenn.

Those sales associates and employees within Crye-Leike’s West Tennessee Region, including Mississippi and West Memphis, Ark., who were recognized for their years of service to the company were:

For 25 years of service with Crye-Leike, Realtors:

Dot Hairrell and Maxine Halford, both of Crye-Leike’s Bartlett-Summer Oaks branch office;

Jim Kelsey of Crye-Leike’s Collierville branch office; and

Dian Stanley of Crye-Leike’s Germantown-Exeter branch office.

For 20 years of service with Crye-Leike, Realtors:

Freeman Force and Lorraine Williams, both of Crye-Leike’s Bartlett-Summer Oaks branch office;

Hank Hogue and Chastene Hughey, both of Crye-Leike’s Cordova branch office;

Mary Anne Callis, Evelyn Gregory, Dianne Hawkins, Myra Quinley and Joy Shelley, all of Crye-Leike’s Germantown-Poplar branch office; and,

Betty Dunn, Carol Iverson, J. Gail Kapp and Ann McKee, all of Crye-Leike’s Quail Hollow branch office.

For 15 years of service with Crye-Leike, Realtors:

Jim Crunk, Danny Freeman and Mike Horton, all of Crye-Leike’s Bartlett-Summer Oaks branch office;

Debbie Lipsey of Crye-Leike’s Cordova branch office;

Bonnie Davis of Crye-Leike Property Management in Cordova;

Barbara Acree, Stuart Acree, Sheila Donaldson, Bernie Black-Garwood and Pam Phillips, all of Crye-Leike’s Germantown-Exeter branch office;

Richard Travers of Crye-Leike’s Germantown-Poplar branch office;

Fosta Brown, Sandra Carpenter, Connie Chambers, Peggy Coletta, Lisa Davis, Rick Deegler, Landis Foy and Gene French, all of Crye-Leike’s Quail Hollow branch office;

Lynda Drake of Crye-Leike’s Accounting Division in Quail Hollow; and

Barbara Taylor of Crye-Leike’s Southaven branch office.

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. Memphis-based Crye-Leike has 21 branch and four franchise offices with a sales force of over 1,200 sales associates who market residential and commercial real estate in seven counties throughout the regions of West Tennessee, Eastern Arkansas and Mississippi. Those regions include Hardin, Hardeman, 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.