Crye-Leike, REALTORS In Olive Branch Rolled Out The Red Carpet To Honor Its Top Producing And Most Loyal Sales Associates

Crye-Leike, REALTORS In Olive Branch Rolled Out The Red Carpet To Honor Its Top Producing And Most Loyal Sales Associates
Crye-Leike, REALTORS in Olive Branch recognized its Top Agents for their dedicated service to the company in 2008 with certificates and plaques presented by Mississippi State Senator Merle Fowlers. Front row: Sarah Lea Matthews, Margarita LeBlanc, Rita Johnson, Katie Houston, Carol Massey, Claretta Lewis, Tracy Kirkley, Craig Britt, Janna "Flash" Gordon. Back row: Terry Boyd, Leigh Anne Boyd, Tommy Salmon, Merle Flowers.

OLIVE BRANCH, MS., – Crye-Leike, REALTORS in Olive Branch rolled out the red carpet to honor the top producing and most loyal sales associates in the office for their service to the company.


The music industry has the Grammy’s, the television industry has the Emmy’s and Crye-Leike’s Olive Branch office has the Obie’s Awards created to honor its best Agents.


This year’s awards ceremony was held at the Plantation Clubhouse decorated to provide star treatment to the dedicated agents and employees. Agents being honored were escorted up the red carpet into an event room filled with candles, rose petals and Crye-Leike’s red and white balloons. Mississippi State Senator Merle Flowers presented the awards to agents.


“We were so excited to have our Second Annual OBIE Awards,” said Tracy Kirkley, Crye-Leike’s Olive Branch Managing Broker. “The agents worked so hard in 2008 and it was great to be able to recognize them for both their individual accomplishments, as well as for our office accomplishments.”


Agents who earned a gross commission of at least $65-thousand dollars in 2008 were honored with Crye-Leike’s Multi-Million Dollar Club Award. Those associates included first year recipient Tommy Salmon, third year recipient Margarita LeBlanc and fourth year recipient Craig Britt. Agents who receive the award for five years are honored as new lifetime members of Crye-Leike’s Multi-Million Dollar Club. Sales Associate Carol Massey was honored as a new lifetime member for 2008 and all existing members of the Multi-Million Dollar Club were recognized.


The top five sales producers in Crye-Leike’s Olive Branch office for 2008 were presented with a special certificate. Those agents honored included Leigh Anne and Terry Boyd, Janna Gordon, Tammy Aldridge, Carol Massey and Margarita LeBlanc. These five sales associates were also recognized for being in the top 135 agents for the entire Memphis Region.


Service Awards were presented to sales associates for their continuous dedicated commitment to Crye-Leike. Carol Massey and Linda Bryson were recognized for 5 years of service and Clare Maness and Terry Boyd were recognized for 10 years of service. Agent Doug Damico was honored with the Crye-Leike Olive Branch office’s Most Improved Award for a 426% increase in his business from 2007 to 2008.


All the Agents in the Olive Branch office were honored for their work referring clients to use Crye-Leike’s ancillary services that make the company a one-stop shop for real estate services. Olive Branch Agents helped the office be #1 in the Memphis Region for referring clients to Realty Title and #3 in the Memphis Region for referring clients to Magna Bank. The agents also helped the office be #1 in the region for sending outbound referrals to Crye-Leike’s Relocation Division and #1 in referring clients to Crye-Leike Insurance.


Having a team player spirit, Olive Branch Agents helped the office rank #1 in the region for The Team Club Award which honors associates who excel at promoting all of Crye-Leike’s ancillary services and referring their clients to them. Agents Leigh Anne and Terry Boyd were acknowledged for being Crye-Leike Memphis Region’s #1 Team Club Agents and also honored as the #1 Agents for referring clients to American Home Shield.


“Everyone had a great time celebrating the achievements of their fellow agents,” said Kirkley. “A big thanks goes to all of our ancillary service providers including Realty Title, Magna Bank, Crye-Leike Insurance and American Home Shield for supplying the food and beverages for the event.”


For all your real estate needs and personal referral please contact the Crye-Leike Olive Branch office by calling 662-895-8300.  You can also search for an experienced Real Estate Sales Associate on the web by going to


Harold Crye and Dick Leike established Crye-Leike, REALTORS in 1977.  Today, Crye-Leike?, the nations 6th largest real estate company, has a network of more than 3,500 licensed sales associates based out of more than 130 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: sales, leasing, mortgage lending, title, insurance, business brokerage and investments, property management, development and construction, builder resources, REO bank-owned properties, relocation, auctions, and home services referrals.  In 2008, the Crye-Leike organization attained a sales volume in excess of $4.2 billion.