– Welcome to Tooke & Co. –

[ It’s our name on the door & we take great pride in that ]

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Mao Tooke | Architect, NCARB, LEED AP

As an Architect and a graduate of the University of Southern California’s (USC) School of Architecture, Mao has acquired a great deal of knowledge and a variety of skills from multiple design fields. Upon graduation from USC, Mao chose a different path and started her career in Landscape Architecture with Pamela Burton & Company. While working with Pamela, Mao continued to explore her love of nature and the intersection of Landscape & Architecture. Feeling the calling to come back to Architecture, Mao joined Landry Design Group where she was able to combine her knowledge of Landscape Architecture with the Design & Construction of High End Luxury Homes. To further expand her skillset, Mao joined the Global Design Firm Gensler where she was able to utilize her skills in Retail Mixed-Use. When the opportunity presented itself Mao joined her husband, Jeremy Tooke, in the creation of their own firm, Tooke Architects, known today as Tooke & Co.

Mao is a licensed Architect in California & a LEED Accredited Professional.

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Jeremy Tooke | Architect, REALTOR®, NCARB, LEED AP

Born and raised in Central New York, Jeremy completed his Architecture education at Cornell University. With 20 years experience in the profession, his experience is vast and varied with an emphasis on Luxury Residential, Multi-Family and Retail Mixed-Use. Throughout his career, Jeremy has worked at such firms as The Design Alliance Architects, Landry Design Group and Gensler. While at each of these firms he completed numerous Award Winning projects, alongside his wife, Mao Tooke. In addition to his career as an Architect, Jeremy is a REALTOR® and an Associate Professor at Santa Monica College.

Jeremy is a licensed Architect in California, a REALTOR® & a LEED Accredited Professional.


Tooke & Co. is a Boutique Architecture, Real Estate & Development Company located in Manhattan Beach, California.

We are a wife and husband team with a shared passion for Family, Life & Design.

Through our different cultures and experiences, we have defined a style that is Simple, Classic, Elegant & Timeless.

While we have an appreciation for historic buildings and spaces, our Designs are very much of the time and place. We Design for the location and the people who will use the space.

At Tooke & Co. we work holistically. We combine Architecture, Real Estate, Development, Capital & Technology to save our Clients time, money and most important of all, we create a process that is fulfilling and enjoyable.

We created Tooke & Co. as a lifestyle brand “To Inspire people to Design the Life that Inspires them so that, together, we can create, educate & challenge the status quo.”