Memphis, TN.- Crye-Leike, Realtors Broker Jimmie E. Hopson, Jr., a Memphis Tennessee based Realtor, has been awarded the prestigious designation "Certified Residential Broker (CRB).

"I'm Committed to being knowledgeable in an ever changing real estate market," said Hopson.

The Certified Residential Broker (CRB) designation is recognized industry-wide as the measure of success in brokerage and real estate business management. The designation is awarded by the Council of Real Estate Brokerage Managers to Realtors who have completed the Council's advanced educational and professional requirements

Hopson serves in Crye-Leike, Realtors Whitehaven office and has successfully met the real estate needs of clients in Tennessee and Mississippi for more than 18 years.

Hopson assists both buyers and sellers in and around Shelby, Desoto, Fayette & Tipton counties. He is an active member of the National Association of Realtors, Tennessee Association of Realtors and Memphis Area Association of Realtors. Hopson also maintains membership in the Multi Million Dollar Life Clubs of both the Memphis Area Association of Realtors and Crye-Leike, Realtors.

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.