Crye-Leike Agents in Greater Memphis Area Excel in Marketing Luxury Properties

Memphis, Tenn. – Crye-Leike, Realtors announces that eight of its sales associates were recently awarded the company’s certified premier properties specialist (CPPS) designation which signifies excellence in marketing higher priced and estate properties in the Greater Nashville and Bowling Green, Ky. areas. They are among 129 Crye-Leike sales associates company wide who have achieved this distinction.

Those Crye-Leike sales associates within the Greater Memphis and Southaven, Ms. areas who attained this distinction are:

Ann Maree Matthews of Crye-Leike’s Collierville branch office;

Marcia Hughes, Martha McClatchy and Polly Sayres, all of Crye-Leike’s Germantown Poplar branch office;

Tommie Criswell-Jones, Ann McKee and Terry Pera, all of Crye-Leike’s Quail Hollow branch office in Memphis; and,

Lisa Smith of Crye-Leike’s Southaven branch office.

“The CPPS designation, the benchmark of excellence in premier properties services, demonstrates to the public and to prospective clients in this high end market that our agents have taken steps to continue their education in marketing premier properties, and have the proven experience and training to deliver the highest level of ethical and professional service,” said Harold E. Crye, chief executive officer.

Crye-Leike’s Certified Premier Properties Specialist Program includes completion of a highly specialized two-day training course on architecture, custom construction, insurance, appraisal, finance issues and interior and exterior design. Sales associates also must meet strict elective and experience requirements, one of which includes selling higher priced and estate properties.

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 as well as the second largest in Arkansas.  It has a network of over 2,900 sales associates and 92 corporate and franchise offices located in 51 counties throughout a seven-state southern region in Tennessee, Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky and Mississippi.