• Yungi Jung

    Yungi Jung - Team Leader

    Yungi, as the Team Leader, has a very extensive international background. He has experience working at Herzog & de Meuron in Switzerland and also at Kohn Pedersen Fox in New York. These wealth of experience helped him to become a versatile expert in architecture. Yungi was born in Korea and studied architecture at Hongik University. Upon graduation, he moved to the United States and acquired a Master’s degree in architecture from Harvard University. As the Team Leader, Yungi leads a diverse portfolio of projects from residential to commercial buildings. His expertise ranges from planning, engineering, permitting, construction, and entitlement.

  • Jimmy Jung

    Jimmy Jung - Team Leader

    Jimmy boasts a very diverse range of experiences in real estate development. Prior to starting BBD, Jimmy worked at the Google Charleston East Project as a Project Manager, overseeing the construction of the new Google HQ building in Silicon Valley. Jimmy’s educational journey began at Yonsei University in Korea, where he pursued degrees in architectural engineering and business administration. Upon relocating to the United States, he further honed his expertise by studying Civil Engineering at UC Berkeley. At Stanford, he embarked on a second master’s degree in Management Science and Engineering, solidifying his multidisciplinary foundation. Jimmy has over 12 years of experience in new construction and holds the highest level of engineering licenses, including Licensed Professional Engineer in Civil Engineering and Mechanical Engineering.

  • Bo Chang

    Bo Chang - Staff

    Bo also boasts a wealth of international experience. Most notably, Bo worked at Qatar, where he worked on design-build of landmark complex and high rise buildings. Since young, Bo grew up in the United States. His obtained his bachelor’s degree in architecture in Iowa State University. Upon graduation, he joined Heerim Architecture Firm, one the esteemed architectural firms in Korea. Bo’s expertise is in planning, designing, and permitting. He is also a licensed LEED AP BD+C.

  • Ayoung Kim

    Ayoung Kim - Staff

    Ayoung studied architecture in Chung-Ang University, located in Seoul, Korea. But her unwavering passion for real estate ultimate led her to pursue her dreams in New York. In the heart of the Big Apple, Ayoung earned her Master’s Degree in Real Estate Development from the esteemed Columbia University.Prior to her journey to New York, she worked at Haenglim Architecture Firm, one of the largest architectural firm in Korea. Currently, she is working as a staff member in BBD. Her expertise is in financial planning and planning.

  • Sam Kwon

    Sam Kwon - Staff

    Born in Korea, Sam studied architectural engineering in Seoul National University of Science and Technology. Upon graduation, he worked as a project leader in Jakob Shiel and J&S Hanbaek. His career took an exciting turn when he took the job as the Project Leader in a project in Hawaii. It eventually led him to relocate to the United States. Upon moving to the States, he joined BBD team. Sangho’s expertise is in engineering and construction.

  • Kelly Shin

    Kelly Shin - Staff

    Kelly was born and raised in the United States. To realize her passion in interior design, she pursued her bachelor’s degree in interior design in Georgia State University. Upon graduation, she joined Kookbo Design as a Project Coordinator before joining BBD. Kookbo is the largest interior design firm in Korea. Kelly’s expertise is in interior design.

  • Jihyun Kim

    Jihyun Kim - Staff

    Jihyun's journey into the world of architecture is a testament to her passion and adaptability. Jihyun made a significant career pivot to fully immerse herself in architecture-related fields. She earned her master's degree in Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania, solidifying her commitment to the craft. As an intern, Jihyun gained valuable international experience by working at various prestigious studios across the globe. Her journey included roles at Studio Skaggs Kennedy in Berkeley, Unstudio Architecture in Amsterdam, Junglim Architecture in Seoul, and Dumican Mosey Architects in San Francisco.

  • Sarah Kim

    Sarah Kim - Staff

    Sarah's academic and professional journey is a testament to her passion for economics and real estate. She pursued her undergraduate studies in economics at Yonsei University in Seoul, Korea. Building on her newfound interest, she transitioned into the role of a real estate analyst at CLSA Securities. In this capacity, she took on the responsibilities of conducting analytical analyses, generating comprehensive market research reports, and developing financial valuation models. Sarah's expertise and dedication in the realm of real estate make her a valuable asset to our team.