Crye-Leike Agents in Greater Nashville Region Excel in Marketing Premier Properties

Nashville, Tenn. –  Crye-Leike, Realtors announces that 10 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 Nashville and Bowling Green, Ky. areas who attained this distinction are:

Vickie & Mike York, and Shirley Putnam, all of Crye-Leike’s Brentwood East branch office;

Mimi Sulfridge, Wendy Tomme and Laura Cragon Zeitlin, all of Crye-Leike’s Franklin – Cool Springs branch office;

Kim Blanton of Crye-Leike’s Goodlettsville branch office;

Pat Lane of Crye-Leike’s Murfreesboro branch office; and,

Mike Burchett and Larry Osborne, both of Crye*Leike Executive Realty in Bowling Green, Ky., a Crye-Leike franchise.

“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.