Dave joined the Canning team in 2020 and brings extensive experience as an effective problem-solver, connector, and people person. Born and raised in Southern California, he spent the first 25 years of his life by and in the Pacific Ocean. He and his wife then moved to Colorado and spent the next 25 years by and in the Rocky Mountains. High-end property management brought him to the Carmel Highlands in 2018 and he was smitten by the beautiful mountain/ocean landscape, stunning architecture, and unique ethos of the area. Dave is passionate about real estate and helping connect people and properties.
An avid and life-long learner, Dave holds a master’s degree in theology, has traveled and taught all over the world, and served as a senior pastor for almost 20 years. When time permits, he still enjoys hiking and trail running, surfing, and SUP boarding. He and Elke have been married for over 30 years. They have four amazing children and one beautiful grandchild. Dave is humbled to be working on the Canning team, surrounded by and having the support of the best and most experienced agents in the industry.
Canning Properties Group represented us as buyers when we bought our home in Otter Cove in Carmel Highlands, and were extremely knowledgeable, service minded and helpful in the process. We must have come down at least 5 times to spend most of a day looking at properties and each time they spent hours with us patiently showing us everything that was for sale, never rushing us or pushing us to do anything we were not comfortable with. Once we found the place we wanted to buy they were great in helping us negotiate a good (and fair) price, and invaluable when it came to guiding us though due diligence and helping us understand all aspects of the house...— Stephan
The Canning Group provided outstanding services related to the purchase of my home in Carmel. They worked with me and the buyer to resolve issues and were extremely conscientious in their follow up to ensure that open matters were completed. A very honest and hard working group and I highly recommend them if you are considering purchasing or selling a home in Carmel. They are really good at what they do.— Ken
Mike and his associates have represented us in two home purchases and one sale over the past 19 years. They are the only real estate firm we would consider using. They know this market better than anyone. We completely trust their judgment and expertise. I can't speak highly enough about the high level of professionalism they bring to their work. They are very honest and dependable— Barbara
The Canning Team conducted themselves in a very professional manner at all times. The individual team members were responsive in their responsibilities during the sale process and especially in the escrow closing period. Jessica and Natalie were amazing to work with and I would highly recommend the Canning Team to those looking to sell or buy a home in the Monterey County Area.— Fred & Lynn
We could not be happier with Nic and his team. Being that we are first time home owners, he went the extra mile to ensure that we were at ease and comfortable with every step of the process. Available at any time to answer questions and emails. Flexible with our availability and very knowledgeable about the market. A pleasure to work with, the team is outstanding.— Buyer
The Canning Property Group consistently went above and beyond while exceeding expectations at every turn. From the first step to close, and even after, Canning Properties has been there for every question and concern. I can not recommend this group enough.— Buyer
They were on top of process throughout attractive and cohesive team who knew their roles and responsibilities very well. Also provided knowledge of local trades to deal with unexpected issues.— Seller
Great teamwork. Attention to every detail and guidance throughout the process. Found the house of our dreams on the first day of the listing. Their market knowledge is superb.— Gloria
With over 30 years of experience in the Pebble Beach and Carmel markets, they know the market – both the openly listed and discreetly available inventory. Together with their associates, they are uniquely qualified to offer the highest level of professionalism and service on the Monterey Peninsula.Contact Us