Brenda Richardson Atkins


A native of Florence, Alabama, Brenda first arrived at Sumter's Shaw AFB as an Air Force Dependent over 30 years ago and never left! As a licensed Realtor for several years, Brenda has the experience and local relationships to simplify your real estate transactions.  Brenda wholeheartedly believes Sumter is the right choice to live, work, and play!  Her focus on prompt communication, absolute integrity, targeted marketing, following through with commitments, ability to creatively negotiate, and anticipation of deadlines has made her a successful Real Estate Professional!

Brenda's passion for ongoing revitalization of Historic Downtown, progressive education opportunities for our young people, quality and affordable healthcare, local retail development, and advocacy to support our local economy makes her an enthusiastic representative. You will see Brenda at most all community events as she participates with local committees. She has served on the Sumter Habit for Humanity Board of Directors, and the Tuomey Foundation Festival of Lights Committee. Brenda is also a volunteer with the YWCA of the Upper Lowlands advocating for victims of domestic violence, racial equality, and empowerment of women. She is a member of Alice Drive Baptist Church where she has served in various roles. Brenda has managed large-scale mixed-use retail developments, medical, office facilities, and industrial sites. She has a reputation for working closely with Property Management clients to provide comprehensive services geared toward superior customer service, long term tenancy commitments, increased cash flow, excellent vendor relations, and accounting transparency and accuracy. Some of her commercial tenants have included TJ Maxx, Michaels, Petco, It's Fashion, Five Guys, Verizon, Hibbetts, Gamestop, Sweet Frog, Spectrum, Anytime Fitness, Great Clips, and many more.


Timothy B.

"Look up Realtor in the dictionary and it will read: Brenda Atkins is in a class by herself! She is a Realtor with a capital R. Brenda is fully knowledgeable of the real estate market and a true professional!"


Ken D.

Brenda is amazing! She has helped us with real estate matters from selling a house to property management for the last 11 years! If you want someone that knows the Sumter market and works tirelessly to get it done; she is your agent! Well connected, fantastic personality and amazing real estate acumen! You won't be disappointed!


Alison E.

Brenda is BY FAR the best in the business! We have known her for 10 years and have had several real estate transactions together! She's top notch, has your best interest at heart and knows her stuff! Couldn't ask for anyone better! We will continue to use Brenda for all of our real estate needs... she's definitely someone you want in your corner!