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

Joel Lim

Joel’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.

Won Song

Won Song is General counsel and executive assistant of SMA. He is responsible for all legal affairs of SMA and its affiliates and subsidiaries. Mr. Song focuses on corporate governance, development projects, land and asset sales and acquisitions, financing, commercial leases and joint venture transactions and the preparation of service agreements for the development, management and brokerage divisions.

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.

Erin Park

Erin is involved in all aspects of the IR function, including positioning and investor communications, investment community outreach, organizing non-deal roadshows, media relations, advisory and market intelligence. She has worked with companies in a range of industries. With her ability to speak English, Chinese and Korean fluently, she become the critical asset to the team. 

Claire An

Claire manages client relationship and is responsible for the marketing development. She provides client services to the local and International investor communities. Claire received B.A in Marketing from Baruch College of New York.

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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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