Accomplished Real Estate Broker Joins New Crye-Leike Alpharetta Branch Office

ALPHARETTA, Ga.- Long-time Crye-Leike Associate-Broker Cheryl Morris Oakes has joined the newest branch office to open within the Crye-Leike organization, in Alpharetta, Georgia.


As a 28-year veteran of the real estate industry, Oakes will serve the real estate needs of buyers and sellers in and around North Fulton County as well as Forsyth, Gwinnnett, Cherokee and Cobb counties. Licensed in both Georgia and Tennessee, she specializes in residential, relocation, and new home construction services. Oakes is a member of the National and Georgia Associations of Realtors, as well as the Atlanta Board of Realtors.


It was her husband’s job that brought Oakes to the Atlanta area originally.  “I hated to leave the Crye-Leike Memphis team that I was with for 13 years,” she commented.  “Once here, I realized that this area, this market, is a perfect fit for the Crye-Leike organization and I was hoping it was on Harold’s [Crye] radar.  It took some time, but here we are, and I couldn’t be more happy.”


Oakes holds the designations of Certified Relocation Specialist (CRS) and Graduated Realtor Institute (GRI), and is a member of Crye-Leike’s Circle of Excellence and Multi-Million Dollar Club. She is a Life Member of the Atlanta Board of Realtors and a recipient of the prestigious Crystal Phoenix Award, acknowledging over 20 years of membership in the Atlanta Board of Realtors Million Dollar Club. She was named the Alpharetta Citizen of the Year in 2002 by the City of Alpharetta, recognizing her “for unwavering, unselfish dedication to the city of Alpharetta.”


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.