Crye-Leike Sales Associates Receive Circle of Excellence Award


Memphis, Tenn. – More than a dozen Crye-Leike, Realtors were recently inducted into the company’s Circle of Excellence, an honor that recognizes high levels of achievement in the real estate industry.

The award was started several years ago as a way to recognize Realtors who’ve reached the company’s highest level of achievement.  Since then, about 184 elite sales associates have received the prestigious honor.  Sales associates receiving the honor will receive the title of Vice President of Crye-Leike.  The 13 winners for 2006 within the West Tennessee Region are as follows:

Billye Bryan and Charyl Dew of Crye-Leike’s Germantown-Poplar branch office; Roxanne McIngvale of Crye-Leike’s Hernando branch office; Paige Arnold of Crye-Leike’s Midtown branch office; Ann Maree Matthews of Crye-Leike’s Collierville branch office, Susan East of Crye-Leike’s Southaven branch office; Virginia Kyle of Crye-Leike’s East Memphis branch office; Brenda Estes of Crye-Leike’s Tupelo branch office; Barbara Acree and Sue Stinson Turner, of Crye-Leike’s Germantown Exeter branch office; Kent Anderson and Wade Cappleman of Crye-Leike’s Quail Hollow branch office; and Rita Hallum of Crye-Leike’s Bartlett- Summer Oaks branch office.

Each real estate sales professional had to meet stringent requirements, and show exemplary performance in the areas of sales, advanced education, ethics, loyalty, and community service in order to receive this top honor.

“In keeping with our belief that success is a journey, not a destination, Crye-Leike created the diamond Circle of Excellence Award to recognize those unique individuals who have attained the highest level of professional development,” said Harold E. Crye, chief executive officer. “Simply stated, they are, ‘the best of the best.’ ”

Crye-Leike? (, a full service real estate company for 30 years, is the nation’s 6th largest real estate company and the largest in the Mid-South.  It has a network of over 3,500 sales associates and 106 corporate and franchise offices located in 56 counties throughout a seven-state southern region in Tennessee, Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky and Mississippi.  In 2006, the Crye-Leike organization attained sales of $6.1 billion with 35,600 closed transaction sides.