Edward Cho, Principal Broker: Always looking for new challenges, Edward Cho founded SMS (Space Marketing Shop) in May of 2011. He believes the key to his success is combination of hard work, knowledge, skills, creativity, flexibility, and especially, will. Born in South Korea and raised in Brazil, Edward Cho speaks several languages, including Korean and Portuguese. His international background enables him to relate well to buyers, sellers, and renters from many different cultures. Previously, Cho worked at Urban Sanctuary, where he was named Rookie of the Year in 2008 and the top producer by transactions in 2009. The following year, he joined Nest Seekers International, where he averaged two residential sales a month, an unprecedented achievement for a newcomer. Prior to launching a career in real estate, he was a corporate credit analyst for BankBoston (Fleet) in Brazil. Cho obtained his bachelor's degree in Business Administration from FAAP in Brazil.
Aran Scott, Co-Founder: Aran Scott has been working in the real estate industry since 2006. Ever since, this native New Yorker has quickly amassed experience in both sales and leasing, honing his deep knowledge of the city and tenacious work ethic. In 2011, Aran and Edward Cho, a longtime friend and business partner, founded Space Marketing Shop, a residential real estate firm with offices in lower Manhattan, Brooklyn and Long Island City. The partners have grown the firm to over 30 agents to date, and over $400 million in sales. Their goal has been to create a firm where new agents can learn and grow into top producers, and where experienced agents can take their business to the next level. Prior to establishing SMS, Aran worked at Sotheby’s International Realty and Urban Sanctuary. He holds Bachelor degrees in Finance and Marketing, and is a member of the Real Estate Board of New York.
Cammy Stein, Accounting Manager: Cammy joins Space Marketing Shop with over twenty years of experience in Accounting, most recently having performed all Accounts Payable/Receivable functions for a leading hotel development group. As Accounting Manager for SMS, Cammy brings this wealth of expertise to her role providing Operations oversight to the company. A Queens native and avid sports fan, Cammy is a welcome addition to the SMS team.
Nadia Rudometova, Office Manager: Nadia joins Space Marketing Shop from one of NYC’s largest real estate developers and management companies. Nadia’s brings her knowledge of the NYC real estate industry from both the brokerage and owners' perspectives. A resident of Brooklyn for 7 years, Nadia loves to discover the diverse neighborhoods of the city and is always developing her knowledge of real estate market. Before moving to New York Nadia attended the Baltic State Marine Academy in Russia pursuing Shipping Operation and Fleet Management. Nadia’s strong knowledge and background in mathematics, management and economics allow her to easily analyze the best investment opportunities for Space Marketing Shop clients.
Piotr Wisniewski, L.I.C. Office Manager: Specializing in luxury sales and leasing, Piotr’s tenacity, get-it-done attitude, reliability, and strong work ethic make him a valuable asset to his clients. His vast inventory and market knowledge, diligence, and service-centric philosophy give Piotr a distinct edge when it comes to meeting the real estate needs of his clients and obtaining the best possible deal. Piotr’s unique perspective, developed through working in a multitude of roles in NYC real estate (for owners, managers, developers, and brokers) allows him to give his clients insights into any real estate transaction. He began his real estate career in 2008 working for a major New York City residential luxury developer, owner, and manager. Early in his career, he excelled at residential leasing, marketing of new developments, and market analysis. He then went on to establish and develop a market research and marketing department for a commercial real estate company focused on acquisition and disposition of Manhattan office towers and commercial leasing. Piotr is able to leverage this multifaceted real estate experience to service buyers, sellers, landlords, renters, developers, and investors to help them achieve their NYC real estate goals. Born in Poland and raised in New York City, Piotr has lived in various neighborhoods in Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens and currently resides in Manhattan. He studied Psychology and Statistics at Hunter College and is a member of the Real Estate Board of New York.