MEMPHIS, TN., – Crye-Leike, REALTORS is proud to announce that Donna & John Gately have joined the company as Realtor Associates based out of the Quail Hollow branch office located at 6525 Quail Hollow Road in Memphis.


“John and I will provide all of our clients with professional, personal, honest and full-time service,” said Donna.  “Whether a seller or buyer, first time in real estate or empty nester and looking to downsize, our goal is to get each client the best results based on their needs, not ours or anyone else’s.”


The Gately’s are licensed Affiliate Brokers in Tennessee assisting buyers and sellers in and around Shelby County. They are Residential Real Estate Specialists with a focus on the Germantown and Collierville area.  They are members of the Memphis Area Association of Realtors (MAAR), the Tennessee Association of Realtors (TAR) and the National Association of Realtors (NAR).


“We are both early retirees from long careers that required us to work with diverse clientele,” said Donna.  “Both in professional work and volunteer commitments we give 100% to each and every job we do and find the greatest fulfillment in making connections for people that fulfill their goals as well as our own.”


Donna previously worked in non-profit administration for the New York State Council on the Arts in upstate NY and the Southern Tier Institute for Arts in Education. She has a strong community service history that includes: membership in the Farmington South Neighborhood Association, volunteer work with the Germantown Methodist Hospital and the Germantown Public Library.  In New York she volunteered for Southern Tier Celebrates, Lourdes Hospital and the Binghamton City Schools.


John’s prior career was as an Actuary for life and health insurance companies, most recently as SVP, Chief Actuary and Member of the Board of Directors of a group of life insurance companies in upstate New York.  John will be redirecting his extensive background in finance, planning, management and business relationships to working with Donna in assisting clients meet their real estate needs and desires.


Donna and John have a son and daughter.  Their son Jesse and his wife Jennifer live in Germantown with the Gately’s two grandchildren, Logan (6) and Emma (3).  Their daughter Erica lives and works in Los Angeles.


Donna is a member of the Idlewild Presbyterian Church in Midtown and, when she’s not assisting clients, she stays active in book, garden and antique clubs and enjoys interior design and spending time with family.  John’s primary outside interests are in photography, biking, woodworking, music and being with his family.


For all your real estate needs or personal referrals, please contact Donna and John Gately by calling 901-481-0461. You can also email Donna at and John 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 4,100 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.