Crye-Leike Realtors Reaches $6.1 Billion in Sales

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.- Crye-Leike, Realtors, the nations 6th largest real estate company, recently held its annual meeting announcing a record 6.1 billion dollars in company sales for 2006. Despite overall predictions of sluggish real estate sales, Crye-Leike had its best year in its 30-year history, maintaining its spot as the largest real estate company in Tennessee and #1 in the Mid-south.


Crye-leike CEO, Harold Crye, says, ” We have some of the best agents in the business.  They care about the customer and they care about their community.  Low interest rates, a strong local economy, customer loyalty and our unique one-stop home buying process held us at the number one spot.”


Crye-Leike’s Chattanooga Region had its best sales performance ever at $ 7.1 million, a 9 percent increase over the year before.  These figures represent approximately 4,500 closings by its 400-plus sales associates in the Greater Chattanooga area.


The local Chattanooga Area Association of Realtors recently announced a 1.5% increase in volume over 2005. Crye-Leike’s volume was 7.5 percent higher.


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 109 corporate and franchise offices located in 58 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 35,498 closed transaction sides.