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Priscilla Wood Balikian

San Diego Luxury Properties Specialist

CAL DRE# 01450986

Priscilla Wood Balikian

Broker Associate

Business Philosophy
Priscilla Wood Balikian is dedicated to the success of her clients. Her tenacious work ethic, keen business sense, and sharp negotiating skills provide her clients a significant advantage in the sale and acquisition of luxury real estate. She carries out each transaction with confidence and strict confidentiality resulting in praise from her most discriminating clients. With over 15 years of success in the luxury residential market, Priscilla is regarded as one of San Diego's premier real estate experts. She has built an incredible network of fellow agents and is often approached for her advice and council when faced with formidable negotiations. Her professional pedigree, razor-sharp business acumen, and innovative marketing expertise provide an invaluable advantage for her clients.

& Qualifications
Priscilla graduated with honors from California State University San Marcos, where she earned a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis on Marketing and Finance. 

As a previous member of Pacific Sotheby's #1 Team, Priscilla contributed to the success of the team from 2015 to 2019.  Since 2015 the team has closed more than $550M in sales volume and is consistently ranked by the Wall Street Journal as Top 200 in the Nation.

Dedicated to the Community
A passionate advocate for community involvement, Priscilla devoted three terms spearheading the San Diego Division of SMARTY, an organization dedicated to the support and success of entrepreneurial women. She currently serves on the Advisory Committee for the Salk Institute's Women and Science program, and is a founding member of the Alumni Board of Directors for the College of Business Administration at California State University San Marcos.

A Rich and Varied History
Born in Honolulu Hawaii, Priscilla grew up between Hawaii and northern San Diego County. She has always been captivated by the area’s wide array of coastal communities and as a result, specializes in real estate sales from the coast to Rancho Santa Fe and its exclusive environs. Priscilla's past professional experience includes consulting for corporate and non-profit organizations and working with some of the country's leading executives, senators and dignitaries while helping to orchestrate numerous high-profile events at the U.S. Capitol, Walter Reed Medical Center and the White House. 

As a business leader and resident of Rancho Santa Fe where she and her husband Dr. Richard Balikian reside, Priscilla continues to artfully unite her academic and professional background in Marketing as a Broker Associate for the world's most notable luxury brand, Sotheby's International Realty.


"Priscilla is the consummate professional. She helped us close a challenging sale and was a pleasure to work with. Priscilla understood our property and its market and helped us find the right buyer. When we hit speed bumps during escrow, she helped  find effective solutions. If you are looking to buy or sell real estate in the San Diego area, I recommend Priscilla enthusiastically."

J. Rappaport

"Priscilla is an amazing real estate agent. She knows your wants and needs, the market and how best to help you buy or sell your home. Priscilla helped us sell our original home in record time and find a new home to perfectly match our hopes and desires. She’s a hard working, personable and dedicated professional. We cannot recommend her more highly."


"Listed as one of life’s more stressful experiences, the sale/purchase of a home is an experience heavily in influenced by those you choose to have represent you. Nobody works more diligently to ensure a great experience than Priscilla Wood Balikian. Priscilla was a key piece to our family finding the perfect home for us, and then helped decrease the stress of selling the existing home. Through her extensive network, Priscilla was a fantastic resource for everything that had to do with the purchase/sale - as well as with securing services for work that needed to be done prior to moving in. Trustworthy, knowledgeable, communicative, organized, experienced. These are descriptors that come to mind when thinking of how our family views Priscilla after working with her."

C. Phillips

"Priscilla Wood is a consummate professional. She quickly became our trusted adviser, helping us navigate unusual circumstances to complete the acquisition of our dream home quickly, with no stress. I highly recommend her for your sale or purchase of high-end residences. She cares. She knows what she's doing. She wants you to win."

G. Thorson | Bought a home in Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067

"Priscilla is truly an agent of the highest caliber; it’s been our genuine pleasure working with her over the past year. She’s demonstrated an exceptional degree of dedication, professionalism and skill. We’re deeply grateful for her infinite patience and tireless work on our behalf, particularly when she took on an enormous amount of groundwork and negotiation in order to broker a deal on what turned out to be a most challenging transaction. It truly wouldn’t have been possible without Priscilla’s herculean efforts."

A. Patapoutian | Bought a home in Fairbanks Ranch, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067

"I highly recommend Priscilla for your next home purchase or sale. I had an extremely positive experience with Priscilla from start to finish in our recent home purchase. Priscilla’s kind, gentle and honest manner quickly earned our trust. She is highly knowledgeable and resourceful, and she navigated through any bumps in the process with ease. We appreciated that Priscilla made herself available at any hour and gave us as much time and consideration as we needed on any topic. Anyone would be fortunate to work with Priscilla"

V. Kudirka, Bought a home in Coastal Solana Beach, CA 92075