SALINE COUNTY, AR., Crye-Leike, REALTORS is proud to announce the Top Sales Producers in the Saline County Region of Central Arkansas for 2007 and Top Sales Producers by Office for 2007.  The individuals honored achieved the highest volume of sales for the company for 2007.  Those recognized were honored at the Crye-Leike Atlanta Region 2008 Kick-Off Meeting held on Wednesday January 29th at the Embassy Suites Conference Center in Little Rock Arkansas.




#1 Sales Associate Toni Fryar was the company’s Top Producing Agent overall in 2007 and the #1 producer in the Bryant Branch Office. Toni is a specialist in selling premier homes in the luxury home market. She has experience in new construction, Premier Properties and High-End Homes.  Toni is currently representing the communities of Serenity Heights, Glenn’s Crossing, Mountain Valley and Crossroads Village.


#6 Sales Associate Angie Johnson was the Top Producer in the Benton Branch Office for 2007 and the 6th overall among all associates in the region.  She is a member of the Benton/Bryant Association of REALTORS and in 2006 was selected as REALTOR of the Year.  As a member of the Arkansas Realtor Association Angie serves on the Professional Standards Committee and she is a member of the National Association of REALTORS. Angie is a member of the Team along with her mother and Benton Branch office Managing Broker Karen Crowson.  Angie was chosen most recently to the 2008 Leadership Arkansas REALTORS Association class.  She is serving her second year on the Board of Directors of the Benton Area Chamber of Commerce.  Angie and Karen, the team achieved the Platinum Level Award for Excellence for Sales Volume in 2007.

#7 Sales Associate Terri Summers was the company’s 7th top producing Affiliate Broker based out of the company’s Bryant Branch Office. Terri is a Crye-Leike, Certified Premier Properties Specialist (CPPS), a member of Crye-Leike’s Multi Million Dollar Club and a Relocation Specialist with more than 15 years real estate sales experience in the Benton/Bryant area. Summers was #1 in sales for Crye-Leike in Central Arkansas in 2005 and a recipient of the Arkansas Realtors Association Award of Excellence Diamond Level in 2006.


#17 Sales Associate Debbie Pannell was the company’s 17th highest residential real estate sales producer in 2007. Debbie is an Affiliate Broker in the company’s Bryant branch office. She specializes in the new construction market. She is a recipient of the Arkansas Realtors Association Award of Excellence Gold Level in 2007.


#23 Sales Associate Betsy Arey was the company’s 23rd highest real estate sales producer in 2007.  Betsy is an Affiliate Broker in the Benton branch office. She has been a Multi-Million Dollar producer since joining the company when it began operations in the region in 2003.  She was on the board of directors for the Benton Area Chamber of Commerce and was the President of the Chamber in 2005.  She has been a Multi-Million Dollar producer for 9 of her 10 years of experience.  Betsy is also a certified New Home Sales Specialist.  She will receive the Arkansas Realtors Association Award of Excellence Platinum Level in 2007 for achieving $6 million in sales.


Overall, Crye-Leike, Realtors is proud to announce that in 2007 associates in the Central Arkansas had their best year ever since the company entered the state and region in 2002.  After just five years, home sales for Crye-Leike in the region in 2007 totaled $650-million, representing a five percent increase over the previous year.


Central Arkansas represents the only region for the company that experienced an increase in sales in 2007 compared to 2006.   At the start of 2008, the company boasts a sales force of more than 500 REALTORS and 12 offices across the region.


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.