SMA Development Group is a New York based hospitality company
that develops and manages boutique hotels, karaoke bars & food halls.
SMA focuses on real estate acquisition, development and management of hospitality entities in New York City. The firm is an active purchaser, developer and operator of numerous hospitality businesses.
SMA Development Group has developed some of the most significant boutique hotels in lower Manhattan and various karaoke businesses across New York City and thus demonstrates a very successful track record.
Jin Sup An
Jin Sup An is the CEO of SMA Development Group. He has over 20 years of experience developing & operating a very lucrative karaoke bar, restaurant & boutique hotel chain in the urban metro area.
Mr. An leads SMA Holdings in real estate development & acquisitions. His extensive knowledge in the hospitality business stems from acquiring several entertainment properties and quickly learning the similarities of renting out private karaoke rooms and hotel rooms.
Prior to entering the hotel industry, he has built over 50 bars and restaurants across the nation as well as three boutique hotels in lower Manhattan. His hands-on approach to business operations is the driving force as a developer, operator & owner.
YUN SUB AN
Yun Sub An is the head of construction and karaoke machine development.
Sonny Choi is a financial professional who has 20 years experience in real estate and financial services industry.
Sonny Choi worked as a real estate and financial audit manager, associate director of hedge fund administration, and hedge fund controller.
Currently Sonny Choi is the principal of Herat consulting company which provides consulting and accounting services to both high net worth individuals and institutions.
Joel Lim's background in management in various industry gives him a sophisticated grasp in the investment management.
His specialty in Hotel management allowed him to expend his ability into businesses like bars, restaurants and cafes.
Bu SUk jang
Yoo Chun Choi
Dong Kyu Lee
Hotel operations & Management
karaoke operations & Management
FOOD HALL operations & Management
Joon mo lee
Jin Hyung (jimmy) Park
Naomi Kim is the Executive Chef at the Gansevoort Liberty Market located in the Oculus. She
started her cooking career after graduating from George Washington University with a Bachelor
of Arts in Psychology in a small farm to table restaurant in Seoul, South Korea. After her stint in
Korea, she returned back to New York to attend the French Culinary Institute (currently known
as the International Culinary Center) with an interest in the culinary arts. After graduation, she
went on to work in the New York food industry for renown chefs such as April Bloomfield and
Danny Bowien and also spent some of her formative years in the catering field collectively for
the past seven years. She is a proud born and raised New Yorker hailing from Queens. On her
day off, you can usually find her exploring different boroughs for the best hole in the wall
eateries to recommend to her friends and family.