COLLIERVILLE, TN., Crye-Leike, REALTORS is proud to announce that Kathy Ingram Worthy “trustworthy” Vice President, ABR CRS, COE is a Diamond Circle of Excellence Award recipient for 2008.  kathy Worthy is an associate based out of the company’s Collierville branch office located at 435 New Byhalia in Collierville Tennessee.


Crye-Leike’s Circle of Excellence, founded in 1987, is one of the highest levels of professional and personal achievement in the real estate industry. Sales Associates who are welcomed annually into Crye-Leike’s elite Circle of Excellence are awarded the honorary title, Vice President of Crye-Leike.


“I am a 3rd generation real estate rental properties professional and after a divorce I started over in life and became a full time Real Estate agent,” said KathyWorthy.  “My mother was probably my best supporter, who passed out my business cards and encouraged me so much, and I just wish she could be here today to see how her motivation has helped me accomplish my dreams.”


Kathy Worthy was among just eight individuals honored with the company’s most prestigious award at the Crye-Leike Memphis Region 2008 Kick-Off Meeting held on Tuesday January 8th at the Hilton Memphis Conference Center.


In order to receive the Circle of Excellence honor, Kathy Worthy had to meet stringent requirements of the program, showing exemplary performance in the areas of advanced professionalism, ethics, loyalty, financial success and service to the community and real estate profession.


“I think everyone should own a piece of the American dream, a home, and I’m so proud to be a part of that journey for so many,” said Kathy Worthy.  “I think honesty is the key, and with my daughter’s inspiration by coming up with the “trustworthy” part of my name as a Realtor, I work hard everyday to offer my clients, friends and family integrity and “trust” as I meet new goals and continue to seek new “mountains” to climb.”


Kathy Worthy has been an associate with Crye-Leike for seven years and is a Life Member of the Crye-Leike Multi Million Dollar Club.  She is a member of the Memphis Association of Realtors (MAAR) in which she’s served as the Ms Charity chairman, a member of the Mississippi Association of Realtors (MAR) and the National Association of Realtors (NAR).


For the past 15 years she has been a member of the Tennessee Citizens for Life in which she serves as the organization’s Treasurer for the same period of time she has been active in the Memphis Sidewalk Counseling Ministry and for five years she has been a member of the Rose Society of Memphis. Kathy Worthy is the Director of the Children’s Workshop at the First Baptist Church of Byhalia, a member of the Byhalia Chamber of Commerce and active for 12 years with the Barton Community Club.


“In keeping with our belief that success is a journey, not a destination, Crye-Leike, Realtors created the Diamond Circle of Excellence Award to recognize those unique individuals who attain the highest level of professional development, said Harold Crye, Founder, President and CEO of Crye-Leike, Realtors. “Simply stated, they are, ‘the best of the best.’ ”


Kathy Worthy is a licensed real estate agent in Tennessee and Mississippi assisting both buyers and sellers for the past seven years in Collierville, Germantown, Piperton, Byhalia and the surrounding area.  Her specialty is residential sales with an emphasis on Investment, Relocation and Land. Kathy Ingram Worthy is an Accredited Buyers Representative (ABR), Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) and certified in the REALTORS Code of Ethics (COE).


For your real estate needs or personal referrals, please contact Kathy Ingram Worthy “trustworthy” at 901-550-7111 or email her at


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 132 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 2007, the Crye-Leike organization attained sales of $5.7 billion with 32,500 closed transaction sides.