MEMPHIS, TN., – Crye-Leike, REALTORS congratulates Landis Foy as the incoming 2009 Director and 2010 Vice President for the Memphis Area Association of Realtors (MAAR).  Landis manages the Crye-Leike’s Regional Headquarters at 6525 Quail Hollow in Memphis.


“I am so honored and motivated to be stepping up into this leadership role with MAAR,” said Landis.  “The challenges we face as an industry and the accountability our clients demand requires strong leadership and I look forward to representing both the interests of our association and also maintaining the level of trust the public demands.  I have been blessed with a wide range of real estate sales experience over the years.  Along with the reward and excitement of helping people buy and sell property, I truly thrive as a Managing Broker with Crye-Leike and soon with MAAR as the incoming Director/Vice President.”


Since 1971 Landis has been a licensed Realtor assisting buyers and sellers in real estate sales with a focus on residential, commercial and agricultural properties.  He is a Life Member of Crye-Leike’s Multi-Million Dollar Club since 1995, Vice-President, a Certified Premier Property Specialist (CPPS), and the recipient of the Circle of Excellence, Crye-Leike’s highest honor based on sales and service to the company, community and the real estate profession.  He is a Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) and Graduate, REALTORS Institute (GRI), an active member of MAAR, Tennessee Association of Realtors (TAR), National Association of Realtors (NAR), Northwest MS Association of Realtors, and Mississippi Association of Realtors.


From 1974 – 1989, Landis owned and managed his own real estate firm, Foy Realty & Auction Company Inc. in Clarksdale, Mississippi.  He has auctioned real and personal property since 1980 in Mississippi, Tennessee, Louisiana and Florida including estate sales and business liquidations.  Prior to managing Crye-Leike’s Regional Headquarters, Landis served as the Managing Broker of the company’s office in Olive Branch, Mississippi, from 1999-2006.


Landis has been married for 39 years to Dibbie Bass Foy and has four children and five grandchildren. For more than 15 years, he has been a member of two Rotary International Clubs, is an ordained Elder of Presbyterian Church of America, and is a member of Independent Presbyterian Church in Memphis.


For all your real estate needs and personal referrals, please contact Vice President and Managing Broker Landis Foy by phone directly at 901-496-8279, email and you can find him on the web at


Harold Crye and Dick Leike established Crye-Leike, REALTORS in Memphis in 1977.  Today, Crye-Leike?, the nations 4th largest real estate company, has a network of over 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.