Memphis, Tenn. (Sept. 27, 2016) - Crye-Leike, the nation's fourth largest privately-held residential real estate brokerage firm, announces the promotion of its chief information officer, Gurtej Sodhi.

Two years into being assigned the role of the chief strategist in addition to being Crye-Leike's chief information officer, Sodhi has been promoted to the position of chief information & operations officer for the Crye-Leike Group of Companies.

In his new role, Sodhi is chartered with the responsibility of ensuring that all the business units utilize the best systems and processes to operate in the most effective and productive manner. Sodhi is a resident of Brentwood, Tenn.

As a full service real estate company, Crye-Leike Group of Companies offers real estate and related services in a nine state region. Those services include: relocation services; commercial business and investment real estate services; property leasing and management services; insurance services; title & closing services; mortgage services; home warranty services; home services; auction services; business brokerage services; REO services for bank-owned & foreclosed properties and real estate schools.

Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., Crye-Leike has a network of over 3,000 sales associates in 86 company-owned offices and 26 franchise offices located throughout a nine-state region in Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, Georgia, Kentucky, Florida, Oklahoma, Alabama and Missouri.

"Technology, systems and processes are all becoming critical to achieving maximum efficiency," noted Harold Crye, chief executive officer and chairman. "Gurtej has successfully delivered in all the roles he has undertaken over the past two decades as Crye-Leike has grown geographically, along with diversifying into multiple business units. As a key member of the senior executive team, we expect him to guide and assist all the business unit presidents in attaining a unified vision and cohesive goal of sustained growth and profitability in this role."

"I am excited and optimistic to play a part in helping Crye-Leike's future success and aligning the business operations and technology for all our units in an integrated manner to deliver the best results for our agents, employees and customers," said Sodhi. "I am thankful and honored by the trust and confidence placed in me."

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