SMA Development Group is a New York based hospitality company

that develops and manage in trendy boutique hotel.

We focus on real estate acquisition, development and management of boutique hotel in New York City. The firm is an active purchaser and developer hospitality and commercial buildings as well as operating companies.


SMA Development Group has developed some of the most significant boutique hotel in lower Manhattan area and has demonstrated successful track record based on our in-depth hands on knowledge of hospitality business, a truly invaluable prospective and asset. This hand-on approach and long-standing commitment to value continues to create outstanding hospitality and commercial properties. 

The Team

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 urban metro area.

Mr. An leads the SMA Holdings in real estate development & acquisitions.  His vision for hospitality business stems from acquiring his entertainment properties and soon learning the similarities of operation between renting our private rooms to hotel rooms. Prior to hospitality industry, he has built over 50 bar and restaurants all over the nations as well as three boutique hotels in lower Manhattan. His vision and in-depth hands on knowledge of hospitality business as developer, operator & owner continues to create outstanding hospitality and commercial properties. 

Sonny Choi

Sonny Choi is a financial professional who has 20 years experience in real estate and financial services industry. Sonny Choi worked as 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

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 such as Bar, Restaurant and Cafe.

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SMA Development


T | (201)213.6428

E | info@smagroupnyc.com

54 E 13th St, New York, NY 10003

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