Sylvia Barry
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Global Luxury Specialist

Sylvia Barry

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Sylvia Barry has a client-centric passion for real estate and is one of the most trusted Realtors in Marin County. She is a results-driven negotiator and fierce advocate for her clients. Utilizing the latest technology with face-to-face consultation, Sylvia is dedicated to empower her clients with the knowledge and insight to make decisions that are best for each unique situation. Through hard work, care and honesty, Sylvia has earned the trust of her clients and friends. Most of her business is from Referral.

Deeply cares about her community, Sylvia serves as Assistant Governor for Rotary District 5150, past president of Rotary Club of Novato Sunrise and the Soroptimist International of Novato. She also serves on the Advisory Board for Novato School Fuel.  With a compassion for older adults, Sylvia was appointed to the Marin County Commission on Aging in 2020.     

Sylvia holds a Master’s Degree from Ohio State University and a Bachelor’s Degree from National Cheng-Kung University. She managed large technology projects for HP, IBM, Allianz while living in various states before settling down with her family in beautiful Marin in 1999. Sylvia's dedication and accomplishments earned her the very prestigious HP Commitment to Excellence Awards, Frank Howard Allen Founder’s Award, and the Marin Realtor's 2018 Realtor of the Year with California State Legislature Recognition and Special Congressional Recognition! 


  • Member, Marin Association of Realtors (MAR)
  • Member, California Association of Realtors (CAR)  
  • Member, National Association of Realtors (NAR) 
  • Member, Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA)
  • Advisor, Leadership Novato, Novato Chamber of Commerce 


  • Coldwell Banker Global Luxury Diamond Society
  • Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES)
  • Certified CARTUS and SIRVA Relocation Specialist 


  • Assistant Governor, Rotary District 5150
    Past President, Rotary Club of Novato Sunrise
  • Past President, Soroptimist International of Novato
  • Advisory Board, Novato School Fuel
  • Marin Chinese Cultural Association (MCCA)
  • Past Involvement - NUSD Advisory Board, High School PTSA, Site Leadership, various Boosters


  • 2018 Realtor of the Year - Marin Association of Realtors (Click for Marin IJ Article)
  • 2017 Community Service Volunteer of the Year - Marin Association of Realtors
  • Frank Howard Allen Realtors Founders Award  
  • HP Commitment to Excellence Award 

Find Your Next Home

You need someone who knows this area inside and out! I can work with you to find the right home at the right price for you, including all the neighborhood amenities that matter - not to mention the essential criteria you have for your ideal home

Sell a Home
When it's time to move, you need someone who will advertise your home, show to prospective buyers, negotiate the purchase contract, arrange financing, oversee the inspections, handle all necessary paperwork and supervise the closing. I can take care of everything you need, from start to close.

Consult on Home Selling Tactics
Oftentimes buyers don't visualize living in your home the way you do. I can make your home attractive to its ideal audience - which can help you get top dollar. Things like staging the home, making repairs or minor improvements, or even simply painting the walls can be the difference between a home resting on the market and one that's sold fast

Press Release

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Top Realtor® Sworn into Leadership Role with Marin Association of REALTORS®

NOVATO, Calif. – February 20, 2014 – Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, a leading provider of real estate services in the San Francisco Bay Area, announced today that six of its top North Bay agents, including Sylvia Barry of Novato, have been selected into leadership positions for the Marin Association of REALTORS® (MAR) for 2014.

At MAR’s annual induction and award luncheon on December 10, Barry was inducted into MAR's Board of Directors. In addition, Blaine Morris, with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage’s Greenbrae Sir Francisco Drake office, was sworn in as president, Nate Sumner (Mill Valley office) as president elect, and Barry Crotty (Greenbrae Sir Francisco Drake), Margaret Deedy (Greenbrae Castle) and Marilyn Riede (Greenbrae Bon Air) was named to MAR’s board of directors. In addition, Riede was honored with the board’s Distinguished Service Award for 2013.

With more than 20 years of professional technology management experience in contract negotiation, tax, finance and policy administration, Barry has built a successful real estate career since entering the field 10 years ago.  Beyond real estate, she is a director/youth chair of the Rotary Club of Novato Sunrise, director/membership Chair of Soroptimist International of Novato and an advisory board member of the Novato School Fuel.  She has also been involved with NUSD Advisory Board, San Marin Site Leadership Team, PTSA, Music and Sports Boosters and Robotics Club.  Barry may be reached at 415.717.0293, by email at or through her website at

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage has 11 offices in Marin County. For more information, please

About Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage is the largest residential real estate brokerage in Northern California and serves the markets from Monterey to Tahoe and nearly every market in between. The company has 61 office locations and more than 3,900 sales associates throughout Northern California. Last year the company handled 13.5% of all dollar volume sold in Northern California, more than double its nearest competitor. Through its internationally renowned Coldwell Banker Previews® program, Coldwell Banker leads the luxury home market in Northern California, representing more than 22% of all dollar volume sold of properties over $1 million. A subsidiary of Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY), NRT operates Realogy’s company-owned real estate brokerage offices. For more information please visit or call 925.771.5285. CalBRE #01908304.

Coldwell Banker Realty
7250 Redwood Blvd St 207
Novato, CA