Fort Oglethorpe, GA: Crye-Leike Real Estate Services announces that Erik Palmer has been named the managing broker of its Fort Oglethorpe, GA branch office. Palmer will be responsible for the recruitment, training and management of the office's sales associates.

Palmer has lived with his family in Ringgold, GA for over 18 years. As an affiliate with Crye-Leike for four years, Palmer acted as the sales manager for its Chattanooga - East Brainerd office for this past year and has over 20 years of experience in servant leadership, learning and development.

Palmer has dedicated much of his real estate career to continuing his education and training others. Most recently, Palmer has earned the Master Graduate, REALTOR Institute (GRI) designation, a FAA UAS Drone Remote Pilot License, his broker's license in Tennessee and his associate broker's license in Georgia. He is a pre-license course instructor in Georgia, a licensed real estate course instructor in Tennessee and an instructor for the Tennessee Real Estate Education Foundation (TREEF). Palmer also served on the 2018 and 2020 Professional Development Committee for the Greater Chattanooga REALTORS association and is applying to serve on the 2021-2022 MLS Committee.

During this next year, Palmer hopes to lead the Fort Oglethorpe team of real estate experts to their best sales year ever, to become an approved instructor with the Georgia Partners in Education (P.I.E.) and to become consistently involved with the local chamber of commerce, NWGA community and local real estate associations.

"I love living in Northwest Georgia and having this new amazing opportunity to work with our Fort Oglethorpe team of expert REALTORS," said Palmer. "I am excited and honored for the opportunity to embark on this new endeavor to assist, serve and support our local office. I love to teach, support and mentor others to foster positive, prosperous growth that promotes personal achievements, success and happiness."

For more information regarding real estate in and around Fort Oglethorpe, GA, please visit Crye-Leike's branch office, located at 69 Crye Leike Drive, or visit the Crye-Leike website at Managing Broker Erik Palmer may be reached at (706) 861-2400 or via email at

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, over 800 employees and 140+ company-owned and franchise offices spread across nine states. It generated $7.5 billion in sales and had 31,578 closed transaction sides corporate wide in 2020, making it the company's most successful year to date.