Crye-Leike Announces 2020 Circle of Excellence Award Recipients

Crye-Leike Announces 2020 Circle of Excellence Award Recipients

Memphis, TN:   Crye-Leike Real Estate Services proudly recognizes 11 of its sales associates with the company’s highest award, the Circle of Excellence and honorary title of vice president. Associates were honored at Crye-Leike’s January kick-off campaigns across the company’s nine-state region.

Sales associates work diligently year round to meet the requirements needed to receive this award. Recipients must show advancement in their studies through obtainment of real estate designations, maintain exemplary ethical behavior throughout their careers, record five or more continuous years with Crye-Leike, become a lifetime member of Crye-Leike’s Multi-million Dollar Club and have served, or are serving, as chair or vice chair on one or more standing committees at a local Board of Realtors.

“This award recognizes those unique individuals who attain the highest level of professional development,” said Crye-Leike CEO and Co-Founder Harold Crye. “The requirements are stringent, yet a growing number of our sales associates continue to respond to this challenge and become what we refer to as ‘The Best of the Best’.”

Each recipient was gifted a gold and diamond pin, along with a large plaque, to represent this great honor.

Congratulations to the following sales associates:

West Tennessee:

  • Carol Dupree of Crye-Leike East Memphis
  • Holly Mount of Crye-Leike Arlington
  • Beth Price of Crye-Leike Olive Branch
  • Joshua Spotts of Crye-Leike Quail Hollow

Middle Tennessee:

  • Kelly Cannon of Crye-Leike Dickson
  • Nicole Dahlenburg of Crye-Leike Smyrna
  • Karen Pfluge of Crye-Leike Murfreesboro – Broad Street
  • Donna Shell of Crye-Leike Goodlettsville
  • Kris Thomson of Crye-Leike Murfreesboro – Broad Street

Northwest Arkansas:

  • Jean Ann Gilbert of Crye-Leike Bentonville 

Central Mississippi

  • Carol Stewart of Crye-Leike Madison


ABOUT CRYE-LEIKE:     Crye-Leike Real Estate Services (, a full service real estate company for over 40 years, is ranked as the third 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 3,200 sales associates, 800 employees and 139 company-owned and franchise offices spread across nine states. It generated $6.5 billion in sales volume and 29,925 closed transaction sides corporate wide in 2019 – its biggest year ever – and is on track to achieve the company’s goal of $6.8 billion in sales volume this year.