LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Connie Thornton, Referral Coordinator of Crye-Leike Relocation Services, Little Rock, was recently awarded the RELO? Certified Coordinator (RCC) designation by the leading Real Estate Companies of the World Network.


The RCC designation is given through a special Leading Real Estate Companies of the World certification program and is presented to individuals who have met a number of important educational requirements for relocation services.


As the Referral Coordinator of Crye-Leike's Little Rock Division Relocation Services, Thornton is responsible for managing all third-party homes, offering negotiations, supervision of vendors and reimbursement billing. Additionally, Thornton manages BMA/Premarketing listings, ordering appropriate inspections, and assigning referrals to appropriate agents for third-party home finding assistance, as well as maintenance of third party company and agent relationships.


"During my own relocation, I have faced the same situations, problems and feelings that transferees are facing," comments Thornton. "My goal is to make all transferees feel comfortable, assuring them that Crye-Leike Relocation is available to answer any questions and ease any concerns."


The Leading Real Estate Companies of the World is the largest network of independent real estate brokers in the country, and includes 650 member companies with nearly 160,000 sales associates and a combined sales volume of more than $400 billion in residential sales in 2005. As a member of the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, Crye-Leike Relocation Services can assist individuals relocating to virtually any community in the U.S. or abroad, with services including comprehensive destination orientation programs, real estate assistance, mortgage assistance, household goods, move management and more.


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.