Mike has been a perennial leader in real estate in Carmel and Pebble Beach for over 30 years, having been recognized in the top 10 in the United States as well as previously being Sotheby's International Realty’s top agent 11 consecutive years. Prior to embarking on a residential brokerage career, Mike practiced law as a real estate attorney. Married to his high school sweetheart and long-suffering wife Nancy, they have two children, Jessica and Nic. His greatest avocation is fly fishing, followed not far behind by golf. Professional Background: Practiced law with an emphasis on real estate from 1980-1988.
From 1988 to the present working full time in the brokerage of residential estates in Pebble Beach and Carmel, emphasizing ocean and golf properties. Top producer for Fox and Carskadon 1989-1994; 1994-1999 top 1% of the 54,000 Coldwell Banker sales associates nationwide, finishing in the top 10 agents nationally 1997-1999; Number one agent in Pebble Beach 1997-2001.
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.