PULASKI, Tenn.?Crye-Leike, Realtors, the nation's 4th largest real estate company and the largest in the mid-south, announces the grand opening of the Crye?Leike Wilson Bass & Jones franchise office in Pulaski, Tenn. Real estate veterans LeAnne Jones and Neal Bass, who also serves at the company's managing broker, own the independent company.

"We feel Crye-Leike has become the most recognized name in real estate, not only in our area, but the entire mid-south," stated Bass. "The training available to create top-notch, professional agents is unparalleled and we are very excited to be a part of this growing company," added Jones.

Neal Bass holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing and Agriculture. He owned Century 21 Wilson Bass Realty for twenty years before recently making the switch to the Crye?Leike brand. He is a member of the National, Tennessee, and Southern Middle Tenn., Boards of Realtors and he holds a contractors license in the states of Tenn. and Ala. Bass and his wife Donna live in Pulaski where they are raising their sons Benjamin (16) and Nathaniel (13). In his leisure time, Bass enjoys horseback riding and boating.

Owner LeAnne Jones earned a Master's degree in Elementary Education and taught students in grades three through seven for ten years prior to beginning her real estate career in 1996. She holds a broker's license, is a multi-million dollar producer, and is a member of the National, Tennessee, and Southern Middle Tenn. Boards of Realtors. She and her husband Billy live in Pulaski, Tenn. where they enjoy spending time with their family, including their daughters Blaire and Brooklynn Young (an affiliate broker with the company), and their three-year-old granddaughter, Paisley.

Crye?Leike Wilson Bass & Jones serves buyers and sellers throughout Giles, Lawrence, Maury, and Lincoln counties and specializes in residential real estate, lots, farms, commercial real estate, new construction, and land development. The company is also home to sales associates Kim Harwell, Kathy Kermicle, Lee Liggett, Jared Miller, and Tommy Taylor.


Crye?Leike Wilson Bass & Jones is located at 1119 East College St., Ste. 1, Pulaski, TN 38478 and their website can be found at www.wilsonbassandjones.com. Neal Bass can be contacted by telephone at (931) 309-8746 or via e-mail at neal@wilsonbassandjones.com and

LeAnne Jones can be reached by telephone at (931) 309-8673 and via e-mail at leanne@wilsonbassandjones.com.

Crye-Leike, Realtors was established in Memphis in 1977 by Harold Crye and Dick Leike, and within three years, the company grew to be the largest in the city. Regional operations have since been added in Middle Tenn., East Tenn., Central Ark., Central Ga., Central Miss., and Northwest Ark., allowing the company to grow into a network of 3,800 sales associates and 118 corporate and franchise offices located throughout Tenn., Ala., Ark., Fla., Ga., Ky., Miss. and N.C.

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 2006, the Crye-Leike organization attained sales of $6.1 billion with 35,498 closed transaction sides.