Donna Northcutt and Robert Farris Obtain Certified Premier Properties Specialist Designation

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Crye-Leike, Realtors announces that associates Robert Farris and Donna Northcutt were recently awarded the company’s Certified Premier Properties Specialist (CPPS) designation, signifying excellence in marketing higher priced and estate properties in the Greater Memphis 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.”


Robert Farris is affiliated with the Germantown – Exeter branch office, located at 2020 Exeter. He serves the real estate needs of buyers and sellers in and around the Greater Shelby County area. Farris holds membership in the National and Memphis Area Associations of Realtors. In addition to the CPPS designation, he also carries the Accredited Buyers Representative (ABR) designation, and is a member of the Crye-Leike Multi-Million Dollar Club (MMDC).


Long-time Collierville resident Donna Northcutt is affiliated with the Germantown – Poplar branch office, located at 7700 Poplar Avenue. Northcutt also serves the needs of buyers and sellers in the Greater Shelby County area, specializing in residential real estate services. She holds membership in the National, Tennessee and Memphis Area Associations of Realtors. Adding to her CPPS designation, Northcutt carries the Accredited Buyers Representative (ABR) and Graduate Realtors Institute (GRI) professional designations.


Anyone interested in buying or selling a home in the Greater Shelby County area may contact Crye-Leike sales associate Robert Farris at the Germantown – Exeter branch office at 901-757-2500, and Donna Northcutt at the Germantown – Poplar branch office at 901-754-0800.


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.