Nashville, Tenn. - Crye-Leike Commercial Real Estate Brokerage & Property Management in Nashville, Tenn. has named David C. Bowen as director of commercial sales for its Middle Tennessee Region. He is responsible for assisting Crye-Leike's commercial brokers in all areas of commercial sales and investment property sales.

Bowen brings to Crye-Leike over 32 years of real estate experience. His areas of expertise include those in retail and management; commercial development; residential development and construction; commercial mortgage banking and commercial real estate brokerage.

A resident of Brentwood, Tenn., Bowen is a licensed real estate broker and member of the Greater Nashville Association of Realtors where he serves as a member of its Commercial Investment Division. He also is a member of the National and Tennessee Associations of Realtors.

Crye-Leike Commercial, a division of Crye-Leike, is a full service commercial real estate company offering business and investment real estate services from its four regional commercial offices in Memphis, Nashville, Murfreesboro and Chattanooga. Combined, the four regional branch offices have averaged nearly $100 million in brokerage sales and lease volume for the last five years. The commercial brokers of Crye-Leike Commercial, which total 50 company wide, have a 20-year history of providing comprehensive brokerage, leasing, site selection and investment real estate services to its clients.

Crye-Leike (www.crye-leike.com), a full service real estate company for 26 years, is the nation's 10th largest real estate company and the largest serving Tennessee and the Southern Region of the United States. It has a network of over 2,400 sales associates and 67 branch and franchise offices located in 36 counties throughout a six-state southern region in Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, Georgia, Kentucky and Florida. Crye-Leike attained sales of $ 3.17 billion and 22,198 closed transaction sides corporate wide in 2002.