Who We Are

Welcome to McCarthy Transfer & Storage! Since our establishment in La Mesa in 1919, we have proudly served as a family-owned small business, dedicated to meeting the moving needs of East County and all of San Diego for over a century. Our commitment to excellence and personalized service has made us a trusted name in the industry. We are now partners with National Van Lines and can move you anywhere in the world!

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Moving with a Legacy

To provide reliable, efficient, and personalized moving solutions that exceed our customers' expectations, ensuring a seamless transition to their new homes.
To be the preferred choice for moving and storage services, recognized for our commitment to excellence, integrity, and the well-being of our community.

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our team members

Thomas McCarthy


In early 2008, we started adding to our hauling fleet as Thomas McCarthy joined the family business. Over the past few years Thomas has taken over the operations side of the company as we have expanded our hauling fleet allowing us to provide quality door to door moving. As we grow, we will continue to update our technology and equipment to provide our San Diego moving customers the best service available.

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Ayme McCarthy

Vice President

Ayme McCarthy, Vice President, brings enthusiasm, detail-oriented focus. Overseeing financial functions, she ensures seamless business operations. Tackling day-to-day challenges with finesse, Ayme employs exceptional communication skills and problem-solving abilities to drive results.

Known for her organizational prowess and positive attitude, Ayme thrives in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment. She embraces wearing multiple hats, continuously enhancing team efficiency through innovative processes. Ayme’s dedication to excellence inspires those around her to strive for success

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Briana Magana

Customer Experience

Briana Magana, a fifth-generation mover, blends heritage with modern expertise. With a deep appreciation for relocation intricacies, she ensures exceptional customer service. Her tailored solutions and personable approach guarantee smooth transitions, setting her apart in the industry.

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Doug Maushardt

Operations Manager

My beginnings stem from hospitality management where I spent 7 years leading teams to deliver exemplary customer service at the standard of the world’s largest brands. My studies in small business management and entrepreneurship led me to a transition to the moving industry. I focused the past 6 years leading operations varying in complexity. Small, franchised outfits, to a large, focused division, of a corporate-owned operation. My broad experience and leadership in operations management ensures that all our customers are receiving a service that is delivered by trained professionals with priority in creating an excellent customer experience.


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Our Partners

We are partnered with National Van Lines for our long-distance move. National Van Lines is a leader in transportation all around the world!

Contact Information:
Address: 1386 Fayette St, El Cajon, CA 92020

Phone: (619) 596-2594

Monday to Thursday: 7:30AM–4:30PM
Friday: 7:30AM–4:30PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

Have different hours in mind? Let us know – we’re here to accommodate your schedule!

Our Recent Awards

McCarthy transfer has won multiple awards. These awards include Wheaton World Wide’s Agent of the month in September 2017, CMSA San Diego Chapter of the year in 2013, and many more since we’ve joined National Van Lines!

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