BRENTWOOD, TN.- Crye-Leike, Realtors announces the Grand Opening of its Canton Georgia Office, Monday September 24, 2007. The new office space represents the company's 5th sale branch location in the North Atlanta market


The Tennessee based realty company has negotiated a multi-year lease agreement to launch operations in approximately 51-hundred square feet of office space at 1351 Riverstone Parkway, Suite 100 in the City of Canton. Crye-Leike, Realtors sales associates have been active in the area, working out of a temporary location in the area since May 2007.


"The Canton sales office, located is Cherokee County, offers the company a permanent location to serve the growing Canton area and nearby mountain country region," said Mike Doll, Crye-Leike, Realtors Vice President and General Manager. "The county, with its landscape of rolling hills and horse farms has seen rapid growth in new home development in recent years. Crye-Leike, Realtors and its associates are well positioned to service that growth."


The office will be lead by new Managing Broker Sandy Pluris, who joins Crye-Leike, Realtors from the Keller Williams Realty Company. Pluris will be very involved in the recruiting of as many as 40 new agents who will be based out the new Canton office location.


"As a company, Crye-Leike, Realtors is uniquely qualified to offer clients our World Class Service along with all the comforts of a small boutique real estate firm," said Doll. "The area's rural setting and proximity to Atlanta make is a very desirable location for home buyers looking for the best of both worlds."

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. Today, Crye-Leike?, the nations 4th largest real estate company, has a network of over 3,900 sales associates and 125 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 2006, the Crye-Leike organization attained sales of $6.1 billion with 35,498 closed transaction sides.