Memphis, Tenn. (Sept. 15, 2016) - Judy McLellan of Crye-Leike Real Estate Services, the nation's sixth largest residential real estate brokerage firm, has once again achieved the prestigious rank as No. 1 among an elite group of real estate agents across the country.

According to a recent report by REAL Trends, its annual America's Best Real Estate Agents list ranked McLellan No. 1 in Tennessee for individually attaining $65,391,774 million in sales volume in 2015. The list ranks the most productive agents and agent teams by state and metropolitan statistical area (MSA) based on closed transaction sides and closed volume.

REAL Trends (www.realtrends.com ) is a leading source of analysis and information for the residential real estate brokerage and housing industries, and the leader in ranking the performance of residential real estate firms, agents and teams in the United States.

McLellan is affiliated with Crye-Leike's Quail Hollow branch office in Memphis, Tenn. She has been Crye-Leike's No. 1 sales producer for 19 straight years, out of its 3,000-plus sales force in a nine-state region. Making company history in 2015, she was recently named Crye-Leike's Lifetime No. 1 Sales Producer, a hall of fame distinction that only two other Crye-Leike agents have attained in the company's 39 years.

More than 12,000 real estate professionals from every state in the United States are featured in REAL Trends' 2016 America's Best Real Estate Agents ranking (www.AmericasBestRE.com). To qualify for inclusion, an individual agent must have closed at least 50 transaction sides or $20 million in sales volume in 2015.

Crye-Leike (www.crye-leike.com), a full service real estate company for 39 years, is ranked the nation's fourth largest privately-held residential real estate brokerage firm among the nation's top 500 and is the largest serving Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi and the Mid-South.