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Kim Crane

#1 Team in sales volume on Cleveland's West Side*

Having begun her Real Estate career in 2003, Kim Crane has built a strong, dynamic business and is at the helm of the Westside of Cleveland’s #1 Team in sales volume since 2013. The Kim Crane Group is a full service team with full time Marketing and Closing departments and 5 licensed agents. Our communication, community knowledge, negotiation skills, marketing and technology set us apart from other agents and teams.  Every team member posesses many specific talents and expertise. As a true team we embrace and highlight this providing our clients with unparalleled service and a clear advantage when buying or selling a home. When you work with our team you can have full confidence that you are working with the very best!


  • Top Team in sales volume on the Westside of Cleveland* 2013-2017
  • Top sales in the history of the Howard Hanna Rocky River Office in 2013-2015
  • Top 1% of ALL Howard Hanna Agents
  • Top Team, Rocky River Office 2013-2015, $volume
  • $18 million is sales 2012, $38 million 2013, $46 million 2014,$50.5 million 2015, $52 million 2016, OVER $62 million 2017
  • Residential Relocation Specialists
  • Howard Hanna National sales excellence 2009-2017
  • OAR Presidents Sales Club 2004-2016
  • Howard Hanna One Team One Dream award 2014
  • Multi Million Dollar Club
  • Accredited Buyers Representative (ABR)

Educational Background and Community Involvement

  • Miami University- Bachelor of Science in Marketing, Concentration in Finance
  • Rocky River High School Graduate
  • Rocky River Early Childhood PTA, Goldwood Elementary PTA



Homes of Distinction
Dream Home
Executive Home
First Time Buyers
Luxury Homes
New Home

Kim Crane-Team Leader

Every successful team has a leader who sets the standard of excellence and encourages each member to achieve new heights, Kim excels in that role.  Her work ethic is  simple: hard work, effective, quality marketing, and providing unparalleled service to clients. Having begun her Real Estate career in 2003, Kim has built a strong, dynamic business and is at the helm of the Westside of Cleveland's #1 Team in sales volume since 2013.

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Jen Cachat Davis-Sales Associate

Both a buying and selling agent, Jen has been a Realtor for over 15 years. She takes a personal interest in her clients and understands and focuses on their goals, while using her outstanding organizational skills to keep them on task and ensure a smooth transaction.  She grew up in Westlake, and resides in Rocky River with her family, where she is an active member of the community and is knowledgeable of all of our westside communities.

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Barbara Gifford– Sales Associate, Marketing Coordinator
Barbara has been involved in the Real Estate industry for over 13 years.  She has worked as a licensed assistant and virtually for multi-million dollar producing Real Estate teams across the country. She lives in Rocky River with her family and loves to work with buyers in all of our Western Cleveland Suburbs.  She also helps our Team to stay on top of the latest trends in Real Estate, and Social Media from listing marketing to technology trends to help us stay informed and in touch with our community and clients.

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Hope Yantek-Sales Associate 

A Northeast Ohio native, Hope attended Kent State University and lived in Lakewood before her career in the luxury hotel industry took her to Boston and Maui.  She spent time working overseas but never lost her connection to or love for the Cleveland area.  Her genuine interest in people and desire to provide an extraordinary client experience led her to Real   Estate.  Hope works with both buyers and sellers, and assists with team closings.

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Kate McKeel-Sales Associate

Kate recently joined the Kim Crane Team as a Sales Associate and Showing assistant for the team.  Her interest in design and desire to work with people led her to Real Estate as a career choice. A recent graduate of Michigan State University Kate resides in Downtown Cleveland and loves everything about our great city! Her tailored approach, coupled with unmatched work ethic, is sensitive to your goals and unique needs. She is committed to her clients through each and every step of buying and selling process and provides a quality, personable experience.

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Heather Carroll-Sales Associate

Heather has called Rocky River home for over 25 years. She is an active member in the community and together with her husband is raising 3 beautiful daughters here.  ”There’s so much that Cleveland has to offer, from Lake Erie and the Cleveland Yacht Club to amazing restaurants and exciting events. Help me help you find your dream home here in Cleveland’s West side! When you select me as your agent – you get more than just the dynamic service I am known for….you get the combined power of Howard Hanna Real Estate Services and The Kim Crane Group as well!”

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