Beretta 92 is good.
Others to look consider:
1. Just above $600, STI Spartan V 1911 9mm
2. EAA Witness Match 9mm
3. Walther PPQ, used Sig P226, SA XDm, etc.
Look for adjustable sights so you can have POA = POI.
All steel gives better felt recoil than most polymer pistol.