ATOKA, Tenn.?Crye-Leike, Realtors, the nation’s 4th largest real estate company and the largest in the Mid-South, will hold a ground breaking ceremony at noon tomorrow (June 7) on a 20,000 square foot shopping center to house an Atoka, Tenn. branch office and several additional retail businesses.  The ceremony will take place at 13690 Hwy. 51 S.

Crye-Leike, Realtors was established in Memphis in 1977 by Harold Crye and Dick Leike, and within three years, the company grew to be the largest in the city.  Regional operations have since been added in Middle Tenn., East Tenn., Central Ark., Central Ga., and Central Miss., allowing the company to grow into a network of over 3,500 sales associates and 114 corporate and franchise offices located throughout Tenn., Ala., Ark., Fla., Ga., Ky. and Miss.

Crye-Leike is a full-service real estate company offering buyers and sellers services in the following areas of specialty: residential sales, mortgage lending, title, insurance, commercial business and investments, property management, development and construction, builder resources, REO bank-owned properties, relocation, auctions, and home services referrals.

In 2006, the Crye-Leike organization attained sales of $6.1 billion with 35,498 closed transaction sides.