Richard W. Rackley Appointed as Principal Broker of Weichert, Realtors®- Advantage Plus, South Knoxville Office

— Evan Roeser

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. / October 5, 2023 — Richard W. Rackley, a devoted Knoxville resident who adores his city, has been named the new Principal Broker of Weichert, Realtors® – Advantage Plus, South Knoxville Office, where he’s on a mission to assist both new and existing realtors.

Richard’s journey has seen him explore different parts of Knoxville, gaining a wealth of knowledge about the city’s neighborhoods. His goal is to welcome newcomers and support fellow real estate agents as they seek out a brokerage to call home.

Richard brings a background in education. His experience in guiding students toward meaningful careers is now being channeled to help new and existing real estate agents find success in the thriving East Tennessee market.

Aside from his professional life, Richard is a proud parent of twin daughters who excel in music, acting, and singing. He enjoys leisurely walks, playing the drums for his church, and treasured moments with his children. East Tennessee has become his beloved home, and he’s dedicated to helping you experience that same sense of belonging.

Weichert, Realtors® – Advantage Plus is an independently owned and operated Weichert affiliate. The company has two offices serving Knoxville, Farragut, and surrounding areas.

For more information about Weichert, Realtors® – Advantage Plus, contact Justina Patton at 865-474-7100 or visit

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About Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc.: Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. is a top real estate franchisor established in 2001 by Jim Weichert, president, chairman and CEO of Weichert Companies, which has been in operation since 1969. The company provides a clearly defined business model for operating, managing, and marketing a real estate brokerage, along with industry-leading technology, marketing tools, and coaching. Its first affiliate opened in 2002, and the franchise network has since grown to over 370 offices, serving markets in over 40 states. The company has been named one of the top traditional residential real estate franchises by Entrepreneur magazine for 19 straight years and identified by Franchise Business Review as a top franchise for owner satisfaction eight years in a row. For more information about Weichert, visit For more information about franchise opportunities, visit

 Each Weichert® franchised office is independently owned and operated.

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