Crye-Leike Agents & Staff in Chattanooga Honored for Five Years of Service

Chattanooga, Tenn. – Crye-Leike, Realtors, 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 for five, 10, 15, 20 and 25 years of service with Crye-Leike as of 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 and co-founder with partner Dick Leike. Crye-Leike, Realtors expanded regional operations into Chattanooga and Johnson City in 1997.

Those 35 Crye-Leike sales associates and employees within Crye-Leike’s East Tennessee Region, including Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga., who were recognized for five years of service to the company were:

Rosezella Crabtree and Sandy Phillips, both of Crye-Leike’s Athens branch office;

Judy Allen, Larry Allen, Tony Knight, Cheryl Stephens, C.L. Suits, Jr. and Tony Young, all of Crye-Leike’s Cleveland branch office;

Fred Burkhalter, Chris Creed and Grace Johnson, all of Crye-Leike’s downtown Chattanooga branch office;

Leigh Ann Bachus, Donna Brownfield, Lora Dawson, Eppy Green, Frances Guy, Janet Hamm, Virginia Jeffery, David Jones, Jeannine Jones, Evelyn Lively, Jo Rievley and Betty Jo Stephenson, all of Crye-Leike’s East Brainerd branch office in Chattanooga;

Jennifer Newton of Crye-Leike Business Development in Chattanooga;

Kim Smith of Crye-Leike’s Marketing Division in Chattanooga;

Elaine Cross and Elsie Drennan, both of Crye-Leike’s Fort Oglethorpe, GA, branch office;

Barbara Ashby, Patti Flippo, Jeannie Jett, Marie King and Gail Walldorf, all of Crye-Leike’s Hixson branch office;

Stephanie Conner and Marilyn Robertson, both of Crye-Leike’s Johnson City branch office; and

Leann Stitt of Crye-Leike’s Soddy Daisy branch office

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, Inc. has 10 branch offices and eight franchise offices with over 400 sales associates who market residential and commercial real estate in 13 counties throughout East Tennessee in Bledsoe, Bradley, Greene, Hamilton, McMinn, Meigs, Putnam, Rhea, Roane, Sevier and Washington counties, including Catoosa and Whitefield counties in North Georgia. Crye-Leike of Chattanooga sold 4,000 units in 2004 with a sales volume of $573.6 million, up 16 percent from a year prior.