121 E Unaka Ave
Johnson City, TN 37601
Phone: 423.631.0355
Fax: 423.631.0356
Johnathan Forester
Commercial Broker, Auctioneer

As Principal Broker of the BROKERS REALTY (Commercial Division) Johnathan also serves as Primary Auctioneer of the Auction Division. Unique to the Tri-Cities region, this division is the only auction company in East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia that specializes in commercial, industrial and investment properties.

As a life-long resident of East Tennessee, I have worked in the real estate industry as a broker, agent and an auctioneer for nearly a decade. I began my career as an Auctioneer at East Tennessee Development and Auction Company after attending Mendenhall Auction School in North Carolina and Nashville Auction School in Tennessee.

I found myself transitioned into the Principal Broker role of TCI Group Jerry Petzolt Agency in Johnson City. After several rewarding years at TCI Group. I founded The Brokers Realty & Auction, Inc in 2014 with a focus on Commercial Real Estate & Auctions, over time adding 5 auctioneers and over a dozen of the best Residential agents in our area.

I'm very proud of what our team has accomplished in such a short period of time & look forward to a limitless potential for growth & learning in this Industry I love so much.
Joe Wilson
Broker, Auctioneer

Joe Wilson... Realtor, developer, contractor, auctioneer, commercial and residential property owner.

Joe brings 40 years of experience and knowledge to The Brokers. He owned and ran his own real estate firm - East Tennessee Land and Development - for 30 years. He has developed many large residential subdivisions in our area, including Sawyer's Pond, Strawberry Fields, and Willow's Ridge. He is a partner in the development of Shadden Springs - a premier new development in Gray.

Joe knows this area well. He has lived, worked and invested his talents in Johnson City his entire life. You can be assured that he will work diligently on your behalf to help you buy, sell or build the home of your dreams. Or if you're interested in commercial property or an auction of personal property or real estate, Joe can assist and guide you through the process.
Bryan Sangid
Commercial Broker

Bryan has been an affiliate broker since 2009, and joined The Brokers in the Spring of 2015.

He has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Marketing from the University of South Carolina at Aiken, where he also earned a National Championship Title on the golf team.

Bryan grew up in East Tennessee and spent a majority of his professional career in the Tri-Cities. Bryan has extensive knowledge in the Tri-Cities commercial real estate market and focuses on retail, office, and land sectors.

He previously served on the NorthEast Tennessee/SouthWest Virginia Fellowship of Christian Athletes Board and the City of Johnson City Golf Advisory Committee.

Bryan is a licensed real estate broker in Tennessee and a member of the NorthEast Tennessee Association of REALTORS®. He is currently working on his Commercial Certified Investment Member (CCIM) designation.
Ron Kind
Affiliate Broker

Ron came to The Brokers after a 25 year career as a corporate trainer. Ron brings almost 15 years experience as a Realtor specializing in residential, commercial leasing, property management and commercial sales.

Ron was named NETRE Real Estate Agent of the year for 2014!

Ron's passion for real estate comes from his love of soccer. He plays on an adult team which has captured many tournament trophies and several national titles, Ron says " The challenges of purchasing and buying real estate mirror the game of soccer. Work hard, be honest, be persistent, have character, do your very best and communicate well. They all go together!"

Ron is married with three daughters and three granddaughters. He has raised his family in East Tennessee and loves the culture, the friendliness and the seasons that endure the area.

Richard H. J. Long Sr.
Affiliate Broker

He is a resident of Johnson City, TN. He is a native of the state of Missouri.

He served in the U. S. Marine Corps from June 1966-August 1972. He served tours in Japan, Italy and Vietnam. He is a graduate of Union University in Jackson, TN and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He served as a Baptist Pastor in churches in Tennessee, South Carolina, Georgia, and Texas.

He is currently working part-time as the Minister of Discipleship at Antioch Baptist Church and as a part-time Chaplain at the Agape Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Johnson City, TN.

Richard began his real estate career in Ft. Worth, TX in 2000. He was multi-million dollar top producer in residential sales and listings. He was a Regional Manager of two real estate offices in the Dallas/Ft. Worth cities for over seven years. He was licensed by the Real Estate Commission of the state of Tennessee in March, 2012 as an Affiliate Broker. He is glad to be an Affiliate Broker with The Brokers Realty and Auction Company of Johnson City, TN.
Jay Miller
Affiliate Broker

Jay has joined The Brokers with over 40 years experience in business and real estate. Jay spent over 18 years with a Fortune 250 company conducting financial planning and analysis evaluations of new business opportunities, As Managing Partner of a shopping center in New York, Jay had responsibility for all business activities: including property management, negotiating new and existing leases and financing activities as required. Prior to moving to Johnson City in 2006, Jay was a mortgage broker in North Carolina.

Jay has a BA from Kentucky Wesleyan College in Business Administration and an MBA from Iona College in Financial Management. Jay is a member of the Int’l Council of Shopping Centers. Over the years Jay has attended numerous conferences and seminars in the field of commercial real estate.

Jay is married with five grown up children. Jay’s youngest daughter was diagnosed with autism at the age of two. For many years while living in North Carolina,Jay was an advocate for families with autistic children. Jay organized and chaired a conference on autism held at Converse College in Spartanburg, SC attended by over 800 parents and professionals from across the eastern United States.
Kay White
Affiliate Broker

I became an Agent in 1994 and worked for American Heritage Realty which was a family Agency. I was with Realty Executives for eleven years and enjoyed a great work experience. I have worked with a few other agencies in the Kingsport area and in the Johnson City Area but did not feel that they were a good fit for me. I came to the Brokers Real Estate and Auction in 2015 and have enjoyed a good work experience with an atmosphere of the Broker and other agents willing to help each other.

Before my Real Estate Career, I owned my own Antique and fine jewelry business in Kingsport, known as "Katie's Kollectibles". After closing, I worked a short time for Baker's Jewelry.

I have five children, three grandchildren, and one great granddaughter. In addition, I have been honored to have six step grandchildren. I was married to Bert Smith, III for 28 years, now deceased and have been married to Doug White going on 19 years. We reside in the Boones Creek area of Johnson City.

I am a Listing and Buyer's Agent for Residential, Commercial and Large Farms. My son, Ben is my assistant. I am the "Real Estate Lady" and I would be honored to serve you in all of your Real Estate
Michael Baker
Affiliate Broker

Hello! My name is Michael Baker and I have been a Realtor since 2015. I am originally from Long Beach, Mississippi and relocated to North East Tennessee after Hurricane Katrina in 2006.

I am a homeowner, husband, father, and outdoor enthusiast. My family and I enjoy spending our free time on Watauga Lake in Carter County, TN. I would love to help you with any of your Real Estate needs.

I specialize in the purchase and selling of residential real estate.

I am always available on my cell, 423-948-7661

or email: bakerma@goldmail.etsu.edu.

Please let me know how I can make your home buying or selling the smoothest process possible!

David Sanders
Broker, Auctioneer

David was born and raised here in Washington County Tennessee. He has been in the Real Estate business since 1978.

He has worked in Residential, Agriculture, Commercial, Construction, Development, and became a Real Estate Auctioneer in 1980.

He is glad to be a part of The Brokers Realty & Auction Team and ready and looking forward to working with you!
Marty Johnson
Affiliate Broker, Auctioneer

Amanda Leonard
Affiliate Broker