Crye-Leike eyes growth as economy challenges others – Reported by The Tennessean

Reported by – The Tennessean


BRENTWOOD ? Crye-Leike, Realtors is predicting that the economic slowdown could affect other companies and individual Realtors, and has named a new vice president to handle resulting mergers and acquisitions.


“In the current economic climate, it’s clear a growing number of real estate companies and individual Realtors are having a difficult time sustaining a level of transaction to remain in business,” said Brandon Patrick, the company’s new vice president and director of mergers & acquisitions in the state of Tennessee.


“It’s our hope, based on Crye-Leike’s strong position throughout Tennessee, we can engage with other companies and individuals that may desire the stability and support that our company can offer them at this time.”


Patrick, a Franklin resident, will be based out of Crye-Leike’s Middle Tennessee regional headquarters located at 5111 Maryland Way in Brentwood.


He has 15 years of residential real estate sales and management experience, most recently as Principal Broker with EXIT Premiere Realty in Franklin. Prior to that he served in the same capacity for more than a decade at ReMax Elite in Franklin.


“I am very excited in the direction that Crye-Leike, Realtors is going and I’m honored to work in such a positive and supportive environment that exudes high professionalism,” Patrick said in a Crye-Leike press release. “In the coming months I will be identifying real estate firms in Tennessee that may be the right fit for a merger of acquisition into the Crye-Leike family.”


Patrick specializes in residential sales, and is an Accredited Buyers Representative Manager, Certified Residential Specialist, Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager, Certified Marketing Professional, Certified New Home Sales Professional and a Certified Real Estate Sales Coach. He is a member of the Greater Nashville Association of Realtors, Tennessee Association of Realtors and National Association of Realtors.


Patrick and his wife, Lisa, have two daughters, Sarah Beth (14), and Caroline (10). He’s a Vanderbilt women’s basketball fan, enjoys watching his children play sports and is a past coach and sponsor of the Williamson County Soccer Association. Brandon attends the People’s Church in Franklin.


Patrick can be contacted at 615-373-2044, Brandon.Patrick@ or