MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Crye-Leike, Realtors announces that the Council of Residential Specialists, a not-for-profit affiliate of the National Association of Realtors (NAR), has awarded Bill Hammersley the designation of Certified Residential Specialist (CRS).


The CRS designation is a nationally recognized professional designation and the highest credential awarded to Realtors in the residential sales field. The CRS program provides Realtors with the skills needed to render greater and broader services to help clients maximize profits and minimize costs in the home buying and selling transaction process. To earn the CRS credential, Hammersley demonstrated professional expertise and a proven track record in the field of residential real estate, as well as advanced education in the related fields of finance, marketing and technology. Fewer than 38,000 of Realtors nationwide earn the CRS designation.


Affiliated with the Quail Hollow branch office of Crye-Leike, Realtors, located at 6525 Quail Hollow, Hammersley serves the needs of buyers and sellers in and around the Tennessee counties of Shelby and Fayette, as well as the Mississippi county of DeSoto. With 25 years managing home building operations in eight states, he specializes in all areas of real estate services.


Professionally, Hammersley holds membership in the National and Tennessee Associations of Realtors, as well as the Memphis Area Association of Realtors, where he serves on the Education Committee and the RPAC Committee. In addition to the nationally recognized CRS designation, he has



been awarded the designations of Accredited Buyers Representative (ABR), Certified Relocation Assistant (CRA), Graduate Realtors Institute (GRI) e-PRO and membership in the Crye-Leike Multi-Million Dollar Club (MMDC).


Within his community, Mr. Hammersley has worked with Habitat for Humanity, and supports St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, Youth Villages and United Way.


For real estate information, Bill Hammersley of Crye-Leike, Realtors may be reached at (901) 756-8900.