Harold E. Crye Elected Chairman of The Realty Alliance

BRENTWOOD, TENN. – Harold E. Crye, chief executive officer of Crye-Leike, Inc., the nation’s 10th largest real estate company, has been elected Chairman of The Realty Alliance; an idea-sharing group complied of 67 of the largest residential real estate brokers in the U.S. and Canada.


Crye brings to the board more than 35 years of experience in real estate as a founder and the chief executive officer of Crye-Leike, Realtors.  He currently serves on the Board of Directors of First Trust Bank for Savings and Realty Title and Escrow.  He holds the professional designations of Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) and Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager (CRB).  Active in community affairs, Crye serves on the Board of Directors for Boy Scouts of America, and is a staunch supporter of Youth Villages, an organization that provides care, counseling and treatment for more than 5,000 troubled children and their families, as well as United Way.


Crye-Leike (www.crye-leike.com) has a network of over 3,000 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.  Crye-Leike reported sales of $4.6 billion in 2004.