Realtor Erik Palmer Earns The Graduate, REALTOR Institute (GRI) Designation

Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Erik Palmer
Erik Palmer

Crye-Leike Real Estate services announced that Erik Palmer of Crye-Leike Chattanooga-East Brainerd, has earned the Graduate, REALTOR Institute (GRI) designation. Mr. Palmer completed 60+ hours of specific education outlined by the National Association of REALTORS (NAR) to receive his GRI.


“Along with being a Licensed Relocation Specialist (LRS), receiving the GRI designation shows my commitment and dedication to my clients to be the best I can be in this industry,” said Mr.

Palmer. “Continuing education by earning these specific real estate designations shows that I am here to maintain the highest set of standards and professionalism in real estate.”


With the GRI designation added to his title of REALTOR, Mr. Palmer stands out as a real estate professional that can render broader and more effective services and elevate the standards of the real estate industry. Earning this new designation will indicate to the public that he has obtained and fulfilled stringent requirements through completion of various real estate courses.


Mr. Palmer is licensed in the states of Tennessee and Georgia, primarily serving real estate needs of home buyers and sellers in the counties of Hamilton, Catoosa, and Walker in North Georgia. He is a member of National Association of REALTORS, the Greater Chattanooga Association of REALTORS, both the Tennessee and Georgia Association of REALTORS, and actively serves on the Professional Development Realtor Competency Committee.  Additionally, he is a Tennessee Real Estate course instructor.


For further information about real estate in and around Georgia, contact licensed REALTOR Erik Palmer at 706 944-3745, or by email at

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