Our Company

Founded in 1995 by Thomas McCarthy and Edward W. Cook as the exclusive California office joint venture partner of Blackstone Real Estate Advisors. McCarthy Cook invests in office, life science and technology properties in the major metropolitan markets of the Western U.S. MCC is a vertically integrated real estate operating company. MCC co-invests with institutional partners including PGIM Real Estate, Northwestern Mutual Life, JP Morgan Investment Management, Morgan Stanley Real Estate, Alliance Bernstein Asset Management, Northwood Investors, Canyon Capital Advisors, the Blackstone Group, BayNorth Capital, Rialto, Stockbridge and RREEF.

McCarthy Cook has completed over $5.8 billion in transactions. Its current portfolio encompasses 3.1 million square feet of space in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Mountain View and Orange County. The McCarthy Cook portfolio includes China Basin (950,000 sq. ft.) which the firm has owned since 1997 and is one of the preeminent life science and technology properties in San Francisco, and LUMEN WestLA, (575,000 sq. ft.) a campus on Olympic Boulevard in Los Angeles that, when completed in 2022, will be among the newest and most prominent tech/entertainment campus in Los Angeles.

MCC has a seasoned team of local investment, development and management professionals throughout California. The Firm’s Southern California offices are located in Los Angeles and Orange County, while MCC maintains a Northern California office in San Francisco.