Crye-Leike’s Donnie Sims Excels in Residential Brokerage

Bowling Green, Ky. – Donnie Sims of Crye*Leike Executive Realty has been awarded the designation of certified residential specialist (CRS) by the Council of Residential Specialists, a not-for-profit affiliate of the National Association of Realtors (NAR). Only 5 percent of all Realtors nationwide have earned this distinction.

The CRS designation is a nationally recognized professional designation and the highest credential awarded to Realtors in the residential sales field.  The CRS program provides Realtors with the skills needed to render greater and broader services to help clients maximize profits and minimize costs in the home buying and selling transaction process.

To earn the CRS credential, Sims demonstrated professional expertise and a proven track record in the field of residential real estate as well as advanced education in the related fields of finance, marketing and technology.

Sims is affiliated with Crye*Leike Executive Realty, located at 1278 Campbell Lane in Bowling Green, Ky. He serves the real estate needs of buyers and sellers in and around Warren County as well as in South Central Kentucky. Sims was recognized by Crye*Leike Executive Realty for his outstanding sales performance in securing the most real estate transaction sides in 2004.

In addition to securing his CRS designation, Sims has attained several other professionally recognized designations.  He is an accredited buyer representative (ABR), specializing in real estate buyer representation, and is a graduate of the Realtors Institute (GRI), which signifies specialization in residential and non-residential brokerage. Sims has also earned the e-PRO designation from the National Association of Realtors that signifies proficiency in online-based real estate marketing services.

Sims is a member of the National, Kentucky, South Central Kentucky and Bowling Green Associations of Realtors where he currently serves as president-elect of his local Realtor association.

For more real estate information, Donnie Sims may be reached at Crye*Leike Executive Realty at (270) 781-3377, or by e-mail at

Crye*Leike Executive Realty is an independently-owned and operated franchise of Tennessee-based Crye-Leike, Realtors (, a full service real estate company for 28 years and the nation’s 10th largest real estate company and the largest serving Tennessee and the Mid-South. Crye*Leike Executive Realty specializes in residential and commercial sales and leasing, relocation, property management and auction services.

The National Association of Realtors is the nation’s largest professional trade association, representing over 1 million members, who are involved in all aspects of the real estate industry.  Currently, over 1,000 realtors in Tennessee hold the CRS designation, with several thousand having taken one or more courses in the program series.