FRANKLIN, TN., – Crye-Leike, REALTORS is proud to announce that Broker Karen Baker has been elected as the 2008 Secretary/Treasurer of the Williamson County Association of Realtors.  Karen is based out of the company’s Franklin/Cool Springs branch office located at 206A Cool Springs Boulevard in Franklin.


“I am honored that my colleagues in the association have the trust and confidence in me to join them in a leadership capacity in 2008 as their newly elected Secretary/Treasurer,” said Karen.  “I take this new responsibility seriously at a time when the public demands accountability and best practices from all licensed real estate professionals and the firms they represent in Williamson County and beyond.”


Karen Baker is a licensed Broker in Tennessee.  Since 2002 she has been assisting buyers and sellers in and around Williamson and South Davidson counties.  Karen is a Residential Real Estate Specialist.  In addition, she is an Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR), a Graduate REALTOR Institute (GRI) and a Certified Residential Specialist (CRS).


Karen is a member of the National Association of Realtors (NAR) and currently serves on the Board of Directors and Secretary/Treasurer with the Williamson County Association of Realtors (WCAR) and one the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Association of Realtors.


In 2008 Karen received Crye-Leike’s highest honor, the Circle of Excellence Award, for her service to the company and her community.  She is recognized with the honorary title of Vice President.  The Southern Land Company also honored Karen earlier this year as its 2007 Top Producing Realtor.


To schedule a consultation, and for all your real estate needs and personal referrals contact Broker Karen Baker by phone at 615-579-0911 or you can email her at  You can also learn more about Team Baker on the web 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.