MEMPHIS, TENN. - Crye-Leike Real Estate Services announces that Harold Crye, its co-founder and chief executive officer, and Steve Brown, its president of residential sales, have been named to the 2022 Swanepoel Power 200 list. The list is the definitive ranking of residential real estates' top leaders, produced and published annually by the Swanepoel T3 Group.

According to the T3 Group, "To produce the report each year we invest over 500 hours of research, hold countless internal debates, perform a deep analysis of numbers and organizational charts, and candidly question what power actually means."

The T3 Group evaluates leaders based on their personal influence, tenure, decision-making power, involvements within the industry and future impact on the business, all factors that go well beyond the size and financial success of the companies they lead.

"It's always an honor being recognized on the Swanepoel Power 200 List," said Mr. Crye. "I am glad that I once again get to share that honor with a fellow colleague and friend, Steve Brown. We will continue to work hard for this company in 2022 and grow our presence in this industry."


Mr. Crye, who has consecutively made the list for many years, was ranked 55th this year. He co-founded Crye-Leike over 40 years ago and has grown the company into a one-stop-shopping experience that provides financial services with mortgage lending, title closing, insurance coverage, home services, property management and national relocation services. In 2021, Crye-Leike had a record sales year with $8.9 billion in sales volume and 32,499 units closed.


Mr.Brown, who has made the list for three consecutive years, was ranked 156th. As the president of residential sales, he oversees operations throughout the company's 130+ offices and is an encouraging leader for over 3,200 sales associates. Mr. Brown also serves on the board for The Realty Alliance and just finished his tenure as chairman.

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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 throughout an eight-state footprint. It generated $8.9 billion in sales and had 32,499 closed transaction sides corporate wide in 2021, making it the company's most successful year to date.