BOWLING GREEN, KY. - Crye-Leike, REALTORS is proud to announce Broker Kirk Tinsley, co-owner and founding member of Crye-Leike Executive Realty Inc. has purchased 100% of the company's stock and will now assume the position of Chief Executive Officer.


Geoff Fields and Kirk Tinsley previously owned the company together. Kirk will continue his role as the Principal Broker and control the day-to-day operations of the company.


"I will forever be indebted to Geoff for helping Crye-Leike Executive Realty go from a dream of mine to a reality of ours" said Tinsley. "Geoff and I still have a solid business and personal relationship and I am excited about the opportunity that I have been given to own this great company. We have been working hard to adapt to the challenges of the new environment of today's real estate brokerage."


Crye-Leike Executive Realty officially opened for business on April 1st 2002 and since it's inception has been the Crye-Leike's number one franchise in the nation. Crye-Leike Executive Realty has received numerous annual awards over the years including: Most Homes Sold, Highest Sales Volume and Best Overall Franchise for the past six years.


"We have been blessed as a company with solid growth, great agents and committed to the One Team - One Goal concept that this company was founded on," said Kirk. "Our mission is to be the best real estate company in our area and to operate at the absolute highest level of professionalism in our industry."


Crye-Leike Executive Realty operates a full service real estate sales office in Southern Kentucky located at 1278 Campbell Lane in Bowling Green. Over the years Kirk has created many new business relationships and programs for his agents and looks forward to rolling-out additional new initiatives in the immediate future.


"Kirk is a leader in all aspects of real estate and his success as a franchisee is a true testament to him and the Crye-Leike system," said Harold Crye, Crye-Leike, REALTORS Cofounder & CEO. "His ability to continue to be our number one franchise in today's real estate market also speaks to his knowledge and skill as one of the top brokers in the country and we are proud to have him in our organization".


Kirk considers Crye-Leike Executive Realty to be a very progressive firm and has set the standard for real estate professionalism and excellence in the Southern Kentucky region and that will not change. Kirk is also a leader in the Realtors Association of Southern Kentucky and will serve as its President in 2009.


"It is truly an honor to be the best franchise with the nation's 4th largest real estate company," said Kirk. "We enjoy tremendous name recognition with Crye-Leike in this area and I feel we enjoy a great relationship with the people of Bowling Green and South Central Kentucky as well."


For all your real estate needs and personal referrals contact Crye-Leike Executive Realty Bowling Green at 270-781-3377, email or you can visit Executive Realty on the web at


Crye-Leike Franchises is currently comprised of 38 independently owned and operated franchise brokers located in eight states within the United States: Tennessee, Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi and North Carolina. Crye-Leike provides comprehensive training, management, administrative and marketing support for the Crye-Leike franchise system. For franchise information, call 1-(866)- 603-2470.


Harold Crye and Dick Leike established Crye-Leike, REALTORS in 1977. Today, Crye-Leike?, the nations 4th largest real estate company, has a network of more than 4,100 sales associates and 132 corporate and franchise offices located in 65 counties through-out the eight-state southern region of Tennessee, Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi and North Carolina.


Crye-Leike is a full-service real estate company offering buyers and sellers services in the following areas of specialty: residential sales, mortgage lending, title, insurance, commercial business and investments, property management, development and construction, builder resources, REO bank-owned properties, relocation, auctions, and home services referrals. In 2007, the Crye-Leike organization attained sales of $5.7 billion with 32,500 closed transaction sides.