Matson Architects Inc.

Serving Los Angeles, Orange County, and greater California since 1989

About Jonathan Matson

Matson Architects was honored by the city of Cerritos City Council with the business spotlight for October 2011. Visit the Cerritos web site to see the presentation of the award.

Jon was interviewed by Frank Motek on the business hour of KNX 1070 radio on December 12, 2014 as part of the "On Your Corner" feature on Cerritos. The interview focused on the Cerritos Regional Chamber and the local architecture market.

Professional Qualifications:

  • Licensed by California Board of Architectural Examiners (Calif. License number C-15,532)
  • Licensed by State of Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (Hawaii License number AR-12696)
  • National Council of Architectural Registration Boards Certificate (NCARB certificate number 45820)
  • Member American Institute of Architects
  • Member International Code Council
  • Member U. S. Green Building Council, Los Angeles Chapter


  • University of California at Berkeley
    • Bachelor of Arts in Architecture, 1980
  • California State University Long Beach
    • Master of Business Administration, 1983

Professional Experience:

  • 1989-present: Principal of Matson Architects Inc.
  • 1981-88: Hartfelder and Associates, Huntington Beach
  • 1980-81: Neeley Lofrano Architects, San Francisco


Cerritos Chamber of Commerce

President, July 2014-2015
Vice President, July 2015-2018
Director, November 2012

Rotary Club of Bellflower

President two years, scholarship chair for 15 years, served as secretary, director of community service, and vocational service.

Boy Scouts of America

Currently Assistant Scoutmaster for Eagle Scouts, former Venture Crew committee chair, Boy Scout committee chair, cub scout committee chair, and den leader.

Artesia Christian Home

Board of Directors 2015-2021