Crye-Leike Agent Rita Gupta Excels in Residential Brokerage

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Crye-Leike, Realtors announces that Rita Gupta of Crye-Leike’s Brentwood East branch office was awarded the Graduate Realtors Institute (GRI) designation by the Tennessee Association of Realtors, under the auspices of the National Association of Realtors. The GRI designation is a national professional designation that signifies mastery of a specific and intensive program of classroom instruction in various aspects of residential brokerage.


Through the Realtor Institute program, real estate professionals study marketing, ethics, contracts, finance, technology and other real estate topics. The GRI program provides real estate professionals with the skills needed to render greater and broader services to the public and to prospective clients. Successful graduation from the GRI program in Tennessee requires successful completion of at least 90 hours of course work and five written examinations on various aspects of the courses taken.


Gupta is a member of the National and Williamson County Associations of Realtors, and holds the Certified Builder Specialist (CBS) designation. For real estate information, Rita Gupta of Crye-Leike, Realtors may be reached at 615-373-3513.


The GRI program curriculum and standards are governed by the national Association of Realtors, the nation’s largest professional trade association, representing members involved in all aspects of the real estate industry. Currently, approximately one in seven Realtors in Tennessee hold the GRI designation, with several thousand having taken one or more courses in the program series.


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.