Our Story

PEAK Escrow Inc. is an Independent Escrow Company, licensed by the California Department of Business Oversight, that specializes in providing both residential and commercial escrow services to the real estate community of Southern California. Founded by Deanna Lynch, the company was established on the principles she feels most distinguish her 34 years of service in the escrow industry: Professionalism, Efficiency, Accuracy, and Knowledge: PEAK!

Who Are We?

Deanna Lynch, President & Senior Escrow Officer

Deanna Lynch is the founder and President of PEAK Escrow, Inc. She began her escrow career in 1988 and has continuously worked in escrow for the past 34 years. Deanna is a member of the California Escrow Association (CEA), American Escrow Association (AEA), Escrow Institute of California (EIC) and National Notary Association (NNA).  She served two terms as President of the North San Diego County Escrow Association (2012 & 2013) and was on the Board of Directors for California Escrow Association from 2007-2019.  She currently sits on the CEA Bill Review committee.  Deanna has held the prestigious professional designation of Certified Senior Escrow Officer (CSEO) from the California Escrow Association since 2007.


Richard Lynch, Chief Financial Officer

Richard Lynch is co-founder and CFO of PEAK Escrow, Inc. He has owned and operated two small businesses (one currently) in addition to PEAK Escrow, Inc. and has worked in management and marketing in the biotech industry. He is currently providing PEAK Escrow with operational support as well as overseeing the business finances of the Corporation.