COOKEVILLE, TN., – Crye-Leike, REALTORS welcomes Affiliate Broker Dick Sargent to the company in Cookeville, Tennessee.  He joins Crye-Leike in the Cookeville branch office located at 1400 Neal Street.


“I have been a Minister for the past 40 years and I love helping people,” said Dick.  “I would love to help families find the home of their dreams.”


Prior to joining Crye-Leike, Dick was with American Way Real Estate.  He is a Graduate, REALTOR Institute (GRI), Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) and a member of the National Association of Realtors (NAR).


Dick is a licensed Affiliate Broker in Tennessee assisting buyers and sellers in and around Putnam, Jackson, Fentress, DeKalb, White and Clay counties.  He specializes in all types of residential and commercial real estate sales with a focus on first-time homebuyers, new home construction and farm & land.


“At 75 years young I’m thrilled to be in the real estate business at this stage in my life,” said Dick.  “I hope to stay at it for at least 30 years.”


In addition to his four decades of work as a Minister, Dick’s career experience includes working as the Head Chef for a large casino in Las Vegas.  He spent several years employed as an actor and did “Positive Thinking Rallies” for many top national speakers.  Dick is fluent in Greek and Hebrew.


Dick and his wife Charline live in Cookeville and are the proud parents of 12 children, seven girls and five boys, 34 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.


“They are my greatest accomplishment on earth,” said Dick.


In his free time, Dick enjoys playing golf, fishing, running and walking.  He walks an average of between five and six miles every morning? “Except on Sunday which belongs to my Lord,” said Dick.


Dick and Charline are active members of the Church of Christ on Jefferson Avenue in Cookeville, Tennessee.


For all your real estate needs and personal referrals, please contact Crye-Leike Agent Dick Sargent by phone at 931-239-7840 and you can email him at dick.sargent@crye-leike.com.


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.