Mark B. Peterson
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 yearshe 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.