Crye-Leike Promotes Gurtej Sodhi To Chief Information Strategy Officer

Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Gurtej Sodhi
Gurtej Sodhi

Crye-Leike, Realtors has promoted Gurtej Sodhi to chief information strategy officer. Mr. Sodhi has served in several roles with Crye-Leike for over 20 years and most recently he served as chief information officer and executive vice president.

 “The main goal of my new role is to ensure Crye-Leike has sustained success by embarking on initiatives and goals that have a clear focus on our consumers having successful experiences in the changing business environment the real estate industry is facing,” said Mr. Sodhi.  

Crye-Leike Co-Founder and CEO Harold Crye said, “With Crye-Leike being one of the largest full service real estate firms in the United States also offering clients assistance with their mortgage, title and insurance needs, the company feels it needs this new position to be filled by a highly strategic individual who understands technology as well as internal business practices and the external factors of the current market.

"Business strategy and technology are closely inter-twined and the appropriate use of data, analytics and consumer-centric technology has become integral to attaining the core business goals of growth and profitability. We are confident that Sodhi will excel in successfully implementing strategic projects and plans to make Crye-Leike’s Information Technology Division the best in the industry as he has done in the various other roles he has been responsible for in his over 20 year tenure with the company." 

Mr. Sodhi will continue to manage and lead Crye-Leike’s Information Technology Division to ensure the company’s technology tools and services are the best in the business for its clients and agents, said officials. 

Focusing on projects like Crye-Leike’s new and improved mobile app the company recently released and a consumer friendly website that recently won two prestigious awards from Leading Real Estate Companies of The World, Mr. Sodhi says there is always some exciting and cutting-edge projects Crye-Leike’s Information Technology Division is working on. 


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