Born in New York, and raised in Pebble Beach from a young age, the 17-Mile Drive was her playground growing up. A graduate of Robert Louis Stevenson High School in Pebble Beach and Southern Methodist University in Texas, Dana spent time living and traveling in many metropolitan areas before she decided to return home to "the good life," the Monterey Peninsula.
A dominant market leader, Dana is a true trailblazer, always looking for opportunities to "break the mold" and rise above the status quo. A Top-producing individual agent year after year, ranking in the top 10 Realtors on the Monterey Peninsula, consistently closing over $50M in sales annually. In 2018 Compass asked Dana to assist with founding the Carmel-by-the-Sea/Pebble Beach office. Dana teamed with her brother-in-law, Mark Peterson, also a top producing agent, to take on this endeavor becoming founding agents for Compass on the Monterey Peninsula. Following her launch with Compass, Dana formally joined forces with Mark founding The Bambace Peterson Team.
They have been a successful team, closing $133M in sales in 2020 and $182M in 2021, ranking in #4 out of all agents on the Monterey Peninsula.
Dana is known for seamlessly guiding her clients through both the home buying and selling processes, making every transaction a smooth and positive experience. Dana is passionate about helping people find the quality of life they seek through her skillful guidance in the real estate process. Deftly integrating technology into her real-estate process, always keeps her clients up to speed on every aspect of their transactions. She believes and invests in traditional and digital media advertising, social media presence, and creative marketing outreach. Her unparalleled market knowledge, combined with her reputation for discretion and negotiating skills have made her one of the most respected names in luxury real estate today.
Dana proudly works in Carmel-by-the-Sea, serving all the coveted areas that comprise it, as well as Pebble Beach, Carmel Highlands, Carmel Valley, Monterey, Pacific Grove, and the golf communities of Monterra, Pasadera, Tehama and Santa Lucia Preserve.
She and her husband live in Carmel, grateful to be raising their children in the same beautiful community that their parents chose to raise them.