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    Meet Peter.

    With over 15 years of experience in the real estate industry and deep roots in Northern California, Peter McDowell has become a trusted resource in the TriValley real estate market. Of over 1,500 agents, Peter has been consistently ranked within the top 5% of realtors.

    Prior to entering the real estate industry, Peter served as an executive in the credit card and finance divisions of American Express, Citi Bank, and Household International.

    Peter’s depth understanding of client management, marketing, finance, leadership, and his entrepreneurial spirit led him to fall in love with real estate.

    With Peter’s outgoing and genuine personality, he has been featured in a wide array of media and publications from magazines such as Dwell and Luxury Home to being featured on Bravos Million Dollar Listing | San Francisco. Peter takes pride in creating opportunities for clients that last a lifetime.

    Opportunities don’t happen.
    You create them.
    - Chris Grosser

    When Peter is not in the office or out with clients, he loves traveling and immersing himself in new cuisines. He is an avid cook and loves to entertain and spends time traveling with his wife Mari, son Jack, and his dog Pepsi. You can find him at the gym, snorkeling, hiking, or in wine country.

    Meet Mari.

    A 20-year veteran of the Technology Sales industry, shines when it comes to providing exceptional customer service. With her attention to detail, she tailors the experience to fit each client’s needs. Mari is a great resource throughout the buying and selling process. Taking on projects that help prepare your home to sell, from renovations to staging, she ensures that your home will shine and be ready for buyers to see your home at its best.

    Mari takes great pride in the relationships she builds and always works relentlessly on the client’s behalf to help them achieve their real estate goals.

    Mari’s experience in the corporate world, where she managed cross-functional teams allowed her to hone her skills in sales management, marketing, business strategy, negotiations, strategic planning, and customer care.

    The only way to do great
    work is to love what you do.
    - Steve Jobs

    Mari is adventurous and likes to travel and take in the history and cuisine of other cultures. She enjoys hiking, white water rafting, snorkeling and camping. Her favorite pastime is reading and watching movies.

    Mari likes to cook and entertain and most of all, hang out with my family. Mari enjoys taxiing her son around to all his activities because it gives them an opportunity to have quality time.

    Meet Alex.

    A recent addition at the McDowell Real Estate Group, Alex Lazzereschi our director of business development and marketing, brings his entrepreneurial spirit and creative vision to our real estate team. Creating systems and seeking opportunities for expansion and branding is where he thrives.

    Alex grew up surrounded by real estate, with a family mortgage company and assisting with numerous investment properties, Alex’s passion for real estate has blossomed. He is currently working towards his CA real estate license and is also currently a candidate for the sought after CCIM designation, the premier commercial real estate investment affiliation .

    Alex’s upbringing plays a significant role in his approach to business. He is a strong believer in the power of positive thinking, seeking new opportunities, and the importance of building meaningful relationships.

    Don't be afraid to give up
    the good to go for the great.
    - John D. Rockefeller

    In his free time, Alex enjoys skiing, traveling, and playing basketball. You can find him at the beach or out golfing with friends. After playing Water Polo throughout high school and college, Alex has taken up coaching at Foothill High School and the local youth club programs. He loves to cook and enjoys the finer things in life. His favorite show on Netflix is currently Peaky Blinders.

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