Laurel, MS., - Crye-Leike Premier Properties was recently excited to celebrate its grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony with assistance and attendance from the Laurel Chamber of Commerce and the Jones County Economic Development Authority.

Broker and owner Sue White decided that working with Crye-Leike, REALTORS would be a great move to enhance her office's business and better serve their customers. Sue previously owned and operated her own real estate firm called Premier Properties. She will now lead her new office Crye-Leike Premier Properties located at 235 N. 15th Avenue in Laurel, Mississippi in the building that formerly housed the Images Day Salon.

"Being a part of the Crye-Leike team, our office will be on the cutting edge of technology and our agents will have more tools and opportunities to better their business and offer their customers more innovative ways to buy and sell their properties," said Sue. "I consider it a great privilege to be a part of this wonderful organization, and I'm amazed at the support we have received from so many Crye-Leike associates and managers and from Mr. Crye himself."

Co-founder and CEO Harold Crye was also in attendance at Crye-Leike Premier Properties ribbon cutting ceremony to offer a warm welcome to the company's newest franchise.

"Over the last 35 years, Crye-Leike has helped many satisfied home buyers and sellers find that perfect place to call home as the #1 real estate company in the Mid-South and now ranked as the #5 firm in the nation," said Crye. "We are thrilled to have Broker Sue White and her talented sales team as a part of our continuously growing company, and we expect many great things and sales achievements from Crye-Leike Premier Properties."

Crye-Leike Premier Properties currently has a sales force of 4 seasoned agents. They are licensed Realtors in Mississippi assisting buyers and sellers in and around Jones, Forrest, Lamar, Wayne, Smith and Jasper counties. The agents work with all types of residential and commercial real estate sales including resort and vacation properties, farm and land, and condominiums.

The sales team at Crye-Leike Premier Properties includes Broker and Owner Sue White, and experienced agents Debbie Harper, Susie Martin, and Joey Stewart.

Broker Sue White brings 13 years of real estate sales experience to all of her clients having many great achievements in her career in the industry. She is a Certified Shortsale and Foreclosure Specialist, and a Certified HR3648 Shortsale Specialist.

Realtor Debbie Harper offers her clients 5 years of real estate sales experience as a multi-million dollar producer and a Certified Negotiation Expert.

Agent Susie Martin offers her clients 22 years of experience as a real estate investor. She recently became a licensed Realtor and specializes in working with first time home buyers and investment properties.

Realtor Joey Stewart is a newly licensed agent who got into the business because of his passion for the town of Laurel. He specializes in residential and commercial real estate, new construction, and lots and land, and he hopes to help many people achieve their dream of home ownership.

"We look forward to helping and having many more happy home buyers and sellers as clients now that we're with Crye-Leike," said Sue. "With the tools and technology that we now have being affiliated with the 5th ranked real estate company in the nation, we are also looking to expand our sales force with the capacity to have a sales team of 10 agents."

For all of your real estate needs or for more information on how to become a licensed agent with Crye-Leike Premier Properties, contact Broker Sue White by phone at (601) 344-8549 or e-mail her at Visit the office website at

More About Crye-Leike, REALTORS - Harold Crye and Dick Leike established Crye-Leike, REALTORS in 1977. Today, Crye-Leike?, the nation's 5th largest real estate company, has a network of more than 2,800 licensed sales associates based out of 110 corporate and franchise offices located through-out the nine-state southern region of Tennessee, Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, Louisiana and Oklahoma.

Crye-Leike is a full-service real estate company offering buyers and sellers services in: residential and commercial sales, mortgage, title, insurance, business brokerage and investments, property management, development and construction, builder resources, REO bank-owned properties, relocation, auctions, and home services. In 2011, Crye-Leike attained a sales volume of $3.8 billion with 24,470 properties sold. More information is available at