Milestone Achieved for Nations 6th Largest Real Estate Company

MEMPHIS, TN.- Crye-Leike, Realtors, the nation’s 6th largest real estate company and the largest in the Mid-South, announced today that it is expected to open the 100th Crye-Leike office in Duluth, Georgia, at the end of June.  Having entered the Metro Atlanta market in November 2005 with an office in Alpharetta, GA, Duluth will mark the second branch office to the area as well as the Metro Atlanta regional headquarters of Crye-Leike.

 

“This is a very important milestone for Crye-Leike,” commented CEO Harold Crye.  “Our commitment to the highest level of customer service, and to providing our associates with the tools needed to succeed, have paved the path for our steady growth over the past 29 years.”

 

Founded January 1977 in Memphis, TN by Harold Crye and Dick Leike, Crye-Leike has established itself as the largest real estate company in the Mid-South.  Comprised of 73 corporate branch offices and 27 franchise offices, Crye-Leike has a network of over 3000 sales associates in 53 counties throughout a seven state southern region in Tennessee, Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky and Mississippi.

 

Crye-Leike’s Duluth branch office is expected to open by the end of June at 3170 Peachtree Industrial Boulevard, at the intersection at Abbott’s Bridge.  This location will function temporarily as regional headquarters until construction can begin on a new permanent facility later this year.  “Our plans are to construct a permanent facility that will accommodate over 70 associates and staff,” added Crye.  “It will offer the expected Crye-Leike services that set us apart from our competition including our full-service structure, our commitment to developing and utilizing leading edge technologies, our use of innovative marketing strategies, and our commitment to providing our sales associates advanced training and access to unprecedented benefits packages.”

 

Crye stated that the Duluth associates will focus their attention on the real estate needs of buyers and sellers in DeKalb, Forsyth, Fulton, Gwinnnett, Hall, and other Metro Atlanta counties.

 

Overseeing the operations in Duluth is Vice President and Regional General Manager, Mike Doll.  The previous Vice President of Marketing and Communications for Harry Norman, Realtors, Doll joined Crye-Leike in late 2005 because “Crye-Leike’s reputation of commitment and success preceded itself.”  A licensed broker in Georgia since 1998, he holds the e-Pro designation signifying proficiency in online-based real estate marketing and is a member of the Atlanta, Georgia and National Associations of Realtors.  Doll also holds membership in the Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors and the White, Habersham and Stephens County Board of Realtors.

 

“We are pleased to bring to the Metro Atlanta market Crye-Leike’s full spectrum of real estate services, including: residential real estate services; relocation services and REO – bank owned homes; to be followed by insurance services; title services; mortgage services and home services,” said Doll.  “Crye-Leike, Realtors was built on providing our clients with a high level of customer service as well as providing our sales associates with the tools necessary to excel in real estate.”  This new state-of-the-art facility offers wireless Internet capability, a computer lab and training center, and access to such regional departments as accounting, relocation, marketing and information technology.

 

Setting Crye-Leike, Realtors apart from its competition is its full-service structure, its commitment to developing and utilizing leading edge technologies, the use of innovative marketing strategies, and providing its sales associates with advanced training and access to unprecedented benefits packages.

 

The company’s Marketing Services division offers sales associates an in-house source for graphic design services, custom publications, postcard campaigns, and media placement services.  Crye-Leike, Realtors also offers its sales associates advanced training, free of cost, through Crye-Leike College; one of the most competitive commission splits in the county; and access to its AgentCare program which includes health, life and disability insurance; profit sharing bonuses and a retirement plan.

 

Interested agents and clients can contact the Crye-Leike Duluth branch office at 678-475-0776.

 

Crye-Leike? (www.crye-leike.com), 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 100 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.

 

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