Tops at Crye-Leike

Special to The Log
Wanda Duke

Elliot Marcus, broker for Crye-Leike Coastal Realty, recently announced the Top Producer in Closed Sales Volume for the month of August was Wanda Duke, and the Top Listing Agent for the month of August was Elliot Marcus.  

Marcus joined Crye-Leike Coastal Realty in June, 2004 as the broker of record. As the broker, he has been responsible for recruiting, training, and assisting the agents on his team in every facet of the transaction. Marcus has spent the past 45 years in the customer service industry and has devoted his life to finding out what the customer wants and getting it for them. He is available 24/7 for his customers, his agents, and their customers.

Marcus graduated from the University of Alabama, and lived most of his life in Birmingham, until he was able to fulfill a 40-year-dream of living at the beach. He met his wife, Rosemary, at the beach in Destin. 

Duke began her real estate career in Memphis as a mortgage loan originator in 1986. While working for Crye-Leike's mortgage company, now called Magna Bank, she became a Realtor, and was very successful her first year and was awarded Rookie of the Year along with being in the Top 25 within the entire company of over 3,000 agents. 

Soon after purchasing a condo in Destin, Duke and John Paulsen became franchise owners in Destin. In July 2002 the doors officially opened and success has been a way of life for her. Hard worker, knowledgeable, and fun to be with makes Duke a top Realtor in Destin.  Her peers and her clients voted her best realtor in Destin in 2012.