DESTIN, Fla.- Crye*Leike Coastal Realty of Destin, Florida, a franchise operation of Crye-Leike, Realtors, announces that Vicki Stokes has joined its team as a sales associate.


A resident of Niceville, Florida, Stokes will serve the real estate needs of buyers and sellers in and around Okaloosa and Walton counties. She specializes in residential, investment properties, first-time homebuyers, relocation, and condominium and town home real estate services, holding membership in the National and Emerald Coast Associations of Realtors.


Crye*Leike Coastal Realty is located at 4447 Commons Drive East in Destin, Florida. Interested buyers and sellers may contact Vicki Stokes at (850) 654-7700.


Crye-Leike began franchising operations in 1999 as Crye*Leike Franchises Inc., a real estate franchisor subsidiary of Crye-Leike, Realtors. Crye*Leike Franchises is currently comprised of 29 independently owned and operated franchise brokers who are located in territories within the seven state southern region of Tennessee, Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky and Mississippi, with future plans to expand into contiguous states. Crye*Leike Franchises, Inc. is led by President of National Franchise Sales and Development, Kevin Joiner.


Crye-Leike? (, a full service real estate company for 29 years, is the nation's 6th largest real estate company and the largest in the Mid-South. It has a network of over 3,500 sales associates and 105 corporate and franchise offices located in 56 counties throughout a seven-state southern region in Tennessee, Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky and Mississippi. In 2005, the Crye-Leike organization attained sales of $5.6 billion with 34,039 closed transaction sides.