Galina Shekhtman, Agent in San Diego - Compass

Galina Shekhtman

REALTOR® | DRE# 01412893
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Client Testimonials

"My extended gratitude to Galina! Selling a home is beyond stressful, with Galina's help and recommendations we were able to sell at a higher asking price. You will not find a more skilled listener, better negotiator, and overall patient and knowledgeable real estate agent!"

"The first-ever real experience in the USA we had - was just a pleasant walk with Galina, holding us by hand, going from the showings to receiving of the keys. We felt secured, educated and cared of from the very beginning. We really appreciate Galina's work! "

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  • Accredited Staging Professional, 2006
  • Awarded the Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) Designation by the National Association of Realtors, 2014 (Awarded to only 1% of Realtors in the USA)
  • Top 17% of Agents in San Diego, 2015
  • Real Estate Circle of Excellence Award, 2016
  • New-Home Co-Broker Designation Award, 2017
  • Recognition of Excellence Award, 2017
  • Five Star Real Estate Agent Award - Best in Client Satisfaction and Top 5% of Realtors in San Diego County, 2016-2019
  • Featured in the Honor Addition of Who is Who in the Real Estate among Executive and Professional Women, 2007-2009
  • Featured in the Del Mar Times- Living as a Russian-American, 2007
  • Featured in the Honor Addition of Who's Who Among Executives, Professionals & Entrepreneurs, 2011-2012
  • Featured on the Craig Sewing Radio Show The American Dream, 2014
  • Recognized by the San Diego Association of Realtors in with the collaboration of San Diego Union-Tribune. The award honored the top 5 percent of Realtors in San Diego County, 2016
  • Featured on CBS8 News, 2019
  • Featured in HGTV Magazine, 2019


Languages: Russian, Ukrainian, English


Sand Diego Citizen Diplomacy Council, San Diego-Vladivostok Sister City Society, Russian Language MeetUp Group-San Diego

About Galina

Trust is earned, not given. Thank you for choosing to learn more about Galina and why she is the best Realtor to serve you!

Galina is a proud mother of two and a grandmother to four grandkids! She was born and raised in Ukraine. In 1989 she relocated across the world to the United States and currently resides in San Diego. This Country gave her an opportunity and she believes in giving back to her People and to the Community. Galina is an Organizer of a Russian Language Meetup Group, Vice President of San Diego Vladivostok Sister City Society, and she is part of the Advisory Board of San Diego Diplomacy Council. Galina’s real estate career was born out of her passion for helping people. In 2001 she took advantage of her corporate background and began working with the Commercial Real Estate broker in La Jolla managing investment truncation.

Galina is passionately concerned in the entire transaction and will delight in offering you her energy, knowledge, enthusiasm, and commitment to meet your needs. She is dedicated to her clients, and your complete satisfaction in the sale or purchase of your home is her ultimate reward and purpose! Her clients are her number one priority after her family! To you, she offers quality, courteous service, honesty, integrity and devotion without pressure. She will use the latest technology and tools available to help you answer your needs, achieve your goals and make your dreams a reality. Her mission is to provide the most exceptional service to her clients before, during and after the transaction. Galina’s goal is to increase the net wealth of her clients while making each truncation as smooth as possible. Excellence is her minimum standard. She looks forward to hearing from you for your next real estate transaction and learning a little more about you too!

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