Crye-Leike Congratulates Donna Darnes on Earning New Designation

Crye-Leike Congratulates Donna Darnes on Earning New Designation

Donna Darnes Awarded Prestigious Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) Designation

Ooltewah, TN: Crye-Leike Real Estate Services congratulates Affiliate Broker Donna Darnes on her recent achievement in becoming a Certified Residential Specialist (CRS). Darnes currently works out of the Crye-Leike Ooltewah office located at 5913 Main St., Ste. 107, Ooltewah, Tennessee.

To earn this recognition, Darnes had to complete advanced professional training and demonstrate outstanding achievement in her professional residential real estate career. There are only 29,000 Realtors who have earned this credential out of 1.2 million Realtors nationwide. Having a CRS designation, home buyers and sellers can trust that Darnes is well versed in the latest tactics and technologies to better assist clients in maximizing profits and minimizing costs.

“Not everyone has the opportunity to do something they truly love for a career,” says Darnes. “It has been a dream come true for me to work as a realtor with Crye-Leike and make a difference in my client’s lives.”

Darnes actively serves as a board member for her local Realtor’s Professional Standards Committee. She is a lifetime member of Crye-Leike’s Multi-Million Dollar Club and a member of the National Association of REALTORS®, Greater Chattanooga and Cleveland Association of REALTORS®.

Darnes is a current resident of Harrison, TN and has over 11 years experience in the real estate industry. She is licensed in both Tennessee and Georgia and serves the real estate needs of buyers and sellers in all of (and surrounding areas) of Hamilton county, and Catoosa and Walker counties in GA.

In addition to Darnes’s recent designation, she is also nationally recognized as a LeadngRE Relocation Specialist (LRS), At Home With Diversity (AHWD) Certification, Certified TREES Graduate(CTG), and e-PRO® certified, and an Associates of Applied Science degree (AAS).

For further information about real estate in and around Hamilton County, contact REALTOR® Donna Darnes at (423)544-1906, or by email at You may also visit her website at

ABOUT CRYE-LEIKE:           Crye-Leike Real Estate Services (, a full service real estate company for 40 years, is ranked as the fifth largest independently-owned real estate firm in the nation and the largest serving Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi and the Mid-South.   Crye-Leike has more than 3,100 sales associates, 800 employees and 126 company-owned and franchise offices spread across nine states. It generated $6.36 billion in sales volume and 32,788 closed transaction sides corporate wide in 2016 – its biggest year ever – and is on track to achieve the company’s goal of $6.7 billion in sales volume this year.

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