Updates: 2020 Swanepoel Power 200 released January 14, 2020. Association/MLS rankings coming February 17, 2020.

Power 200 Rank

195

Steve Brown

President

Crye-Leike Realtors

As president of Memphis-based Crye-Leike Realtors’s residential sales, Brown overseas company and franchise operations covering more than 3,200 agents who do almost $7 billion in annual sales. He has worked for the company for 40 years, initially serving as branch office manager. Brown also serves as Chairman of The Realty Alliance.

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