Crye-Leike Agent Toy Fuson Completes First Stage of Requirements for International Designation

BRENTWOOD, Tenn.- Toy Fuson, a Crye-Leike associate since 1994, is well on his way to joining the more than 1,500 realtors in the Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) Network, distinguishing those individuals who have both educational training and hands-on experience in the area of international real estate transactions.


The CIPS Network is a specialty group made up of members of the National Association of Realtors (NAR), focusing specifically on international real estate. The program is concentrated on “ownership and transaction principles of international real estate, including specifics on real estate markets in Europe, the Americas and the Asia/Pacific region,” according to the NAR Web site.  Required for this distinctive designation is the completion of real estate courses covering topics including cultural diversity, market data, investment trends and currency issues. Fuson has successfully completed the introductory course, which is necessary in moving on to achieve the CIPS Network designation. The class provides a thorough analysis of the international real estate business environment – discussing cultures, currencies, governmental regulations and capital flow.


A veteran of the industry, Toy has devoted much of his time to expanding his knowledge of real estate by attaining such designations as GRI, CRS, CRB, CPPS, e-PRO and earning his Brokers license. He is a lifetime member of the Crye-Leike Multi-Million Dollar Club and has been a Crye-Leike Circle of Excellence member since 2000. He is a member of the National and Williamson County Associations of Realtors, and in addition to has associations with the Brentwood Rotary Club and Chamber of Commerce, he is affiliated with the Nashville Elk Lodge, American Legion Post 156, Brentwood VFW Club 9687 and the Society of Former FBI Agents.


Fuson has also been an eight-time participant of the Council of Residential Specialists annual Sell-a-bration? conference. Offering education and networking opportunities for all levels of real estate expertise, over 1,000 of the nation’s top residential real estate agents were in attendance at the three-day event. Sessions included real estate investing and Web site marketing, with nationally recognized speakers leading general sessions aimed at providing attendees with techniques and ideas to impact their business in a positive way.


Toy is affiliated with the Brentwood West branch office, located at 5111 Maryland Way, and can be reached at


Crye-Leike? (, a full service real estate company for 29 years, is the nation’s 10th largest real estate company and the largest in the Mid-South.  It has a network of over 3,000 sales associates and 95 corporate and franchise offices located in 53 counties throughout a seven-state southern region in Tennessee, Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky and Mississippi.  In 2005, the Crye-Leike organization attained sales of $5.6 billion with 34,039 closed transaction sides.