Crye-Leike Team Excels in Marketing Luxury Properties

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Crye-Leike, Realtors announces that John and CeCe McKay were recently awarded the company’s Certified Premier Properties Specialist (CPPS) designation, signifying excellence in marketing higher priced and estate properties in the Greater Little Rock area. They are among over 135 Crye-Leike sales associates company wide who have achieved this distinction.


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 must also meet strict elective and experience requirements to apply for the designation.


“This designation is a benchmark of excellence in premier properties services,” said Harold Crye, chief executive officer. “It demonstrates to the public and prospective clients that our associates have taken steps to continue their education in order to deliver the highest level of professional service.”


John and CeCe are affiliated with the West Little Rock – Hinson Road branch office, located at 11719 Hinson Road. They serve the real estate needs of buyers and sellers in and around Central Arkansas, including Little Rock, Maumelle, North Little Rock, Jacksonville, Cabot, Benton and Bryant. As a third generation real estate specialist, the McKay name has been a part of Arkansas real estate since 1956.


Both John and CeCe hold the Graduate Realtors Institute (GRI), e-PRO, Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), and Crye-Leike Multi Million Dollar Club (MMDC) designations. John is also a Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager (CRB), the former President of the North Pulaski Board of Realtors, and is currently serving as a director for the Little Rock Realtors Association.


Crye-Leike? (, a full service real estate company for 29 years, is the nation’s 6th 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.