MEMPHIS, TENN. (May 30, 2017) - B. J. Brown, owner and managing broker of Crye*Leike Brown Realty in Crossville, Tenn., was ranked 14th out of all Crye*Leike franchise agents in 2016 after recording $7.2 million in closed real estate transactions.


Crye*Leike Brown Realty is one of 29 franchised offices of Crye*Leike Franchises, the franchising subsidiary of Crye-Leike, Inc., the nations fifth-largest independently- owned residential real estate firm. It has more than 350 sales associates in five states. Brown launched Crye*Leike Brown Realty in 1997.


"B.J. Brown continues to exemplify the core values it takes to become a trusted real estate advisor to his clients," said Keith Sullivan, president of Crye*Leike Franchises and Chief marketing officer for Crye-Leike. "B.J. has built a successful business practice and a network of loyal customers and colleagues around a simple, time-honored principle: He takes care of his clients through personal service."



Crye*Leike Franchises ( is the real estate franchisor subsidiary of Crye-Leike, Inc. (, providing comprehensive training, management, administrative and marketing support for the Crye-Leike franchise system. Its division focuses its marketing efforts on establishing franchise territories in smaller populated areas where it would not normally open a company office because of market size and location.


Crye*Leike Franchises has 29 independently-owned and operated franchise brokers who are located in five territories within the United States: Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, Kentucky, and Florida, with future plans to expand into contiguous states.



Tennessee-based Crye-Leike Real Estate Services (, a full service real estate company for 40 years, is ranked the nation's fifth-largest independently-owned residential real estate brokerage firm and is the largest real estate company in Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi and the Mid-South.


Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., Crye-Leike's more than 3,100 sales associates, 800 employees and 126 company-owned and franchise offices spread across nine states generated $6.36 billion in sales volume in 2016 - its biggest year ever - and is on track to achieve the companys goal of $6.7 billion in sales volume this year.