Professional Escrow Services, LLC, is an independent escrow company in Ballard, Washington. PES was first established and incorporated in 1978 by Erwin Wood, a pioneer in escrow innovations and software development. Since its establishment, our company has strived to live up to its name by providing unparalleled professionalism, dependability, efficiency, and service.

Our closers have a minimum of ten years’ experience and are career professionals. Our closers and assistants cross train in each other’s positions to perform more efficiently as a team. This benefits you, our client. We work with lenders and real estate agents to ensure that their customers both understand the transaction and are satisfied with the result. We consider the greatest judge of our success to be our client’s customer. When they are happy, we have done our job.

PES is a leader in GREEN escrow, adapting and embracing new technologies and practices to be the most environment-friendly business we can be. We use Greenfolders©, the leading escrow industry transaction management software, which allows us to create completely paperless files for all transactions, resulting in seamless and prompt closings for our customers. If you think we’re on the right track, please express your appreciation by sending us your next escrow closing – just email it!


Professional Escrow Services is an industry leader in both REO and RELO transactions.


From receipt of a new file in our office to final closing and disbursement of funds, our staff handles every aspect of your file with conscientious attention to detail and reliability.


PES is particularly proficient in all aspects of complicated commercial, business and personal property transactions.