MBA, Santa Clara University
BA in Communications, Oregon State University
“We recently worked with Mark Peterson to sell our home in Monterey, and we are now working with him to find our next home in the area. Mark and his team did a fantastic job of marketing and pricing the house, and ran a very efficient and effective sale process. He has great relationships, his knowledge of the local market is outstanding, and he is always personable and helpful. We recommend Mark without reservation.”
Rod & Mia Mathews - San Jose & Pebble Beach, California
"Mark Peterson is a trustworthy advisor, a thoughtful marketer, and a hard worker. His local connections, relationship-building skills, and commitment to personal service made our home-selling experience one of the best ever!”
Rudy & Heather Ruiz - San Antonio, Texas
"Mark is an exceptional agent from both the seller and buyer perspective. He exemplifies what it means to show up for his client’s best interests and patiently guides every step of every transaction with utmost efficiency. We appreciate his ability to resource an extensive relationship network and authentically build new connections that directly impact whether a deal will get done or not. Mark is genuine, thoughtful and calm, but most importantly his expertise gets it done!”
Jeff & Marie Gibb - Monterey & Carmel Valley, California
“Mark Peterson is a professional in every sense of the word. With a locals insight and valuable advice Mark was able to help use find a great home in the active Monterey Bay market. We highly recommend Mark and would work with him again.”
Tom & Vera Habashi - Pacific Grove, California
“Mark was extremely helpful in finding me the perfect home. He responded to my inquiry right away and met with me that day! He showed me several homes and his knowledge of the area was invaluable. He helped me make an offer on my dream cottage and walked me through the whole process. It was easy! I’ve already told my friends about him. I couldn’t recommend him strongly enough!”
Michelle Olsen - Atherton, California
Relationship Driven. Locally Connected. Trusted Advisor.
Mark was born and raised on the Monterey Peninsula. His deep connections to the area, strong community ties, and intimate knowledge of the different neighborhoods make him ideally suited to help buyers and sellers throughout the region.
Mark was honored with a 2016 Rising Star award from The California Association of Realtors. One of four recognized in the state, the award highlights elite new talent who demonstrate proven business success, excel in client care and uphold Realtor ethics. He was also a finalist for Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate International’s Top New Agent.
Local Connections and Commitment
Feeling fortunate to grow up amongst the forests, beaches and coastal mountains of the Monterey Peninsula, 15 years ago, he and his wife left the Bay Area to return home as this was the place they wanted live and raise their family.
Mark was exposed to real estate at a young age with successful parents in both the residential and commercial markets, and he is excited to share his passion for the area with others.
He loves working with people and learning more about how he can help find a home that suits their vision and lifestyle. Mark’s strong interpersonal skills and business-focused approach helps balance “emotions and business” to result in a smooth real estate process and transaction. Those seeking to sell properties benefit from his vast experience in marketing and utilizing new technology to deliver the client results.
For 20 years he worked as a marketing, public relations and strategy consultant working with 40+ global companies ranging in size from start-up, venture-backed technology companies to industry stalwarts Microsoft, Seagate and Micron.
Mark’s involvement in the community includes his continuing role as a lecturing professor of Strategic Management in the College of Business at California State University, Monterey Bay. He has actively participated and held board positions at many organizations including; Leadership Monterey Peninsula, The Startup Challenge, the Shugart Scholarship Fund, MPC Foundation, Hospice Foundation, and he currently serves on the Stevenson School Alumni Council.
Personal and Education
Mark holds an MBA from Santa Clara University and a BA in Communications from Oregon State University. Mark and his wife, Mia, graduated from Stevenson School in Pebble Beach and live with their children in Pebble Beach. He loves gardening, plays baseball, and is an avid surfer and waterman.