COLUMBIA, TN., – Crye-Leike, Realtors is proud to announce that Ken Banks has joined the company as a new sales associate based out of the Columbia Tennessee branch office located at 1118 Nashville Highway.


Banks has been a licensed Affiliate Broker in Tennessee since 2005, and has recently transferred his license to Crye-Leike, Realtors.


“It is so enjoyable to be affiliated with people of integrity,” said Banks.  “I’m excited to be working under the banner of the #1 realty company in the Mid-South and #4 in the United States.”


Banks is assisting both buyers and sellers in and around Giles, Maury, Lawrence and Marshall counties.  He specializes in residential real estate with a focus on farm & land.  Banks is a member of the Southern Middle Tennessee Association of Realtors (SMTAR) and the National Association of Realtors (NAR).


“It is rewarding to have the incomparable support and training offered by our great company,” said Banks.  “Through the encouragement of our leaders and the camaraderie of our fellow associates our clients will always experience a high level of respect and appreciation.”


Banks and his wife Lisa live in Pulaski Tennessee. They have four children.  Their eldest son Chad is affiliated with Regions Bank in Jackson TN. He and his wife live in Henderson. Their son Dustin is a sophomore studying engineering at UT-Chattanooga, daughter Holly is a sophomore at Agnes Scott College in Decatur Georgia and the youngest son McLain is a student at Lawrenceburg Public Elementary School.


Banks and his wife enjoy traveling and doing things together.  They get out as often as they can for concerts and just going places on their C50 Boulevard Cruiser Motorcycle.


For your real estate needs or personal referrals, please contact Ken Banks at 931-540-8400 or email


Harold Crye and Dick Leike established crye-Leike, Realtors in 1977.  Today, Crye-Leike?, the nations 4th largest real estate company, has a network of more than 4,000 sales associates and 137 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.