Our Team September 29th, 2017Century
George XuRegional Center Principal/CEO
George Xu is the founder and the principal of the Century New York City Regional Center (CNYCRC). Mr. Xu is also the founder and the President of Century Development Group, a real estate development company based in New York City. With nearly 20 years of real estate holding and development experience, he has worked on over a million square feet of real estate developments; mixed-use developments including residential, hospitality, office, and retail. The total value of his completed projects is calculated to be over $237, 000,000. The net worth of his current and developing projects is anticipated to be over $421,000,000. The total assets of his projects is over $658,000,000.
He has also worked in all phases of assembly, acquisition, finance, design, construction, marketing and sales. Mr. Xu’s projects have involved close collaboration with the City of New York, as well as the State of New York on issues including zoning, land use, and environmental matters, and he provides marketing oversight and policy guidance for the Regional Center’s operations. Mr. Xu holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and a Master of Science degree in Computer Science from Polytechnic University, New York.
Qili Li, MDRegional Center Principal
Qili Li, MD, FACOG, is a principal of CNYCRC. Dr. Li has been in private practice for more than15 years specializing in the field of Obstetrics and Gynecology in downtown Flushing, Queens County, New York City. Dr. Li attended the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education. She graduated Magna Cum Laude. After receiving her Medical Doctor degree from New York Medical College, Dr.Li completed her internship and residency training in Obstetrics/Gynecology at North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset, New York. Dr.Li is board certified in the specialty of Obstetrics/Gynecology. She is a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics/Gyneoclogy (ACOG). In recent years, Dr. Li has expanded her interest/investment into real estate. She is currently involved in several real estate development projects ranging from high end condominiums to hotel construction.
Seth NockEB-5 Consultant
Seth Nock started in the Real Estate industry in the late 1990’s. He is the founder and president of 2 Real Estate companies, Nock Realty and Selling Timeshares INC. By offering his extensive knowledge of Real Estate, excellent unit availability and impeccable service, his companies were able to fill a gap in the Real Estate market. As a boutique real estate company, Nock Realty prides itself in offering personal and individual assistance in each and every transaction. Their clients are supported during every step of the purchase and sale process, including the completion of the board package, the recommending of lawyers and mortgage brokers, and much more. In the recent years, Seth has transformed his business into a multi-state brokerage which features numerous licensed Real Estate agents. Mr. Nock has also branched out to real estate development both in the U.S. and abroad. His extensive experience in the real estate arena will undoubtedly provide immeasurable value to your team.
Seth Nock holds a degree of Bachelors of Science in Biomedical Education from City College of New York and a Master of Public Health from University of California at Berkeley. Mr. Nock is a licensed real estate broker in the State of New York as well as California.
Barry ClarkEB-5 Representative, Vietnam
A seasoned executive with 35 years of proven success in global business development, investment banking, entrepreneurial venture formation and growth, Barry Clark is the President of Bering Partners LLC, a full-service immigrant investment and business consulting company. Until August 2015, Barry was the director of strategic alliances of the Northeastern State University (NSU) Partnership Center. Prior to joining NSU Barry served with the Oklahoma Department of Commerce for fifteen years. His positions included regional director, director of global business services, and director of international trade offices. In the mid-1990’s, he launched his first entrepreneurial venture by moving to Vietnam and building one of the first successful American consumer-goods businesses in that emerging market. Barry went on to represent the Disney company publications and the State of Oklahoma in Vietnam. He was also among the founding members of the Vietnam chapter of the American Chamber of Commerce. Earlier in his career, Barry spent twelve years as an investment banker with Prudential Securities and Merrill Lynch working with private and institutional clients, including Fortune 500 corporations. Barry Clark was also an infantry officer in the United States Marine Corps and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Communications from Phillips University in Oklahoma.
Dessie ApostolovaMarketing Consultant, Vietnam
Dessie Apostolova brings extensive executive experience in global business development, trade and investment, higher education, government relations, and international protocol to her position as the Managing Director of Bering Partners LLC, a full-service immigrant investment and business consulting company. Until June 2015, Dessie worked as the director of global business development for the Northeastern State University (NSU) Partnership Center. In this capacity she was a member of the Association to Invest in the U.S.A. (IIUSA). For eleven years prior to joining NSU, Dessie Apostolova served on the Oklahoma Department of Commerce global business services team as director of international trade, director of international offices, and international protocol and development officer. Earlier in her career Dessie worked in her home country of Bulgaria on USAID, IMF, World Bank, and other international development projects, involving legislative, political, economic, and civic initiatives advancing the democratic and market economy transition throughout Central and Eastern Europe. Dessie holds a Bachelor’s degree with a double major in Business Administration and International Relations from the American University in Bulgaria and a Master’s degree in International Relations from the University of Oklahoma.
Omar Hakim, ESQ. - Securities AttorneyRegional Center Corporate Counsel
Omar offers our clients years of experience in both securities law and corporate law, including SEC compliance, corporate structure, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions. Omar is able to draw on his experiences at major federal regulatory agencies and bodies, broadening MSA’s EB5 practice.
Omar earned his J.D. at the University of Virginia where he was a member of the Tax Review, and further earned his Master of Laws in Securities and Financial Regulation at the Georgetown University Law Center. He earned his B.A. in Economics at Georgetown University with minors in Computer Science and Arabic. He has also passed the Chartered Financial Analyst Level I exam.
He is admitted to practice law in New York and the District of Columbia.
Anthea QuanDirector of Accounting Controller
Anthea Quan serves as the director of accounting controller for CNYCRC. She is responsible for the accounting, financial reporting, and audit functions. Ms. Quan also performs management of operating cash flow and financial analysis for development projects and investor distribution. She is passionate about accounting and has experience working with a variety of small businesses. Ms. Quan graduated from Yanbian University in China with a bachelor of mathematics. She is fluent in Chinese, English and Korean.
세기그룹 뉴욕 투자이민 총괄센터 (CNYCRC)의 재무관리자로서 회계, 재무보고, 사내감사 등등의 직책을 맡고 있으며 또한 프로젝트개발의 자금운용과 투자자 수익분배의 재무분석을 수행하고 있음.
중국에서 수학학부 통계학 학사학위를 받았으며 재무관리직에 대한 높은 열정으로 다양한 분야의 소기업에서 경험을 쌓았고 중국어, 영어, 한국어를 완벽하게 구사할수 있음.
Tracy LawDirector of Project Management
Tracy Law is the director of project management of CNYCRC. Ms. Law is responsible for a full spectrum of the operation to ensure projects are done on time and within budget. Her constant communication with contractors and architects provides a strong network of relationships in the field. She is responsible for supervising and coordinating OS&E and FF&E. She is integral in bringing new hotels to full operation. Ms. Law graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Queens College, City University of New York.
Chelsea ChenReal Estate Property Administrator
Chelsea Chen is the Real Estate Property Administrator of CNYCRC. Ms. Chen is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day management and operations of a number of residential and office properties located in Queens County, New York City. She handles all accounts associated with the properties and interacts with property owners and tenants.
Ms. Chen graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration of Management from Webber International University in Florida. With several years management experience, Ms. Chen has strong administrative skills and excellent communication skills.