BRENTWOOD, TN.- Crye-Leike, Realtors is proud to announce that Matthew Childress has joined the Mount Juliet, Tennessee branch office as a new affiliate broker.


Childress will serve the real estate need of buyers and sellers in and around Wilson, Rutherford, Davidson and Sumner counties. He is a member of the Eastern Middle Tennessee Association of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors. Childress specializes in residential real estate transactions with a focus on foreclosures.


“My favorite thing about being a realtor is helping people realize their dreams,” said Childress.


Childress is a Tennessee State Certified Residential Appraiser and is employed with Tennessee Appraisal Services as a Senior Appraiser.


Childress and his wife Elke have three children, a daughter Caitlin (15), a son Logan (8) and a son Austin (6).  When he’s not assisting the needs of his clients, Childress enjoys racing and coaching football.  He is very active coaching 7-8 year olds with the Mount Juliet Youth Football program.


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.  Today, Crye-Leike?, the nations 4th largest real estate company, has a network of over 3,900 sales associates and 125 corporate and franchise offices located in 65 counties through-out the eight-state southern region of Tennessee, Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi and North Carolina.


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.