About Us

Wilson & Franco, LLC is a family business with family values. Our team is dedicated and determined, innovative and professional. In order to establish and sustain a winning tradition, it takes great people trained at the highest level in the best working environment. We arm them with the latest technology and ample resources to ensure the best quality product.

Wilson & Franco, LLC has the capability to deliver a thorough and sound methodology to every aspect of your company’s commercial property tax needs. We aim for exceptional customer service, and tailor our approach to meet the needs of each firm. Our expert staff, proven methods and strategies, and revolutionary software have set new standards for excellence in the industry, exceeding the expectations of some of the largest and most discerning property owners in the country.

Our Values


Our highly-trained staff is committed to providing exceptional service and expert advice at every opportunity.


Our aggressive strategies and customized applications both minimize tax expense and simplify portfolio management.


Our team is committed to maximum-achievable client benefits by hard work and perseverance.


Wilson & Franco, LLC is constantly striving to achieve expert proficiency by purist traditions.

Our History

G. Michael Wilson started Equitax Property Consultants in 1992 after a long, successful career in real estate brokerage and development. In September 2012, Pablo Franco became a partner, and the company changed its name to Wilson & Franco, LLC. Our company has recorded remarkable accomplishments over the years and ranks high among the most respected firms in the industry.


Mike Wilson started Equitax as a part time business.


Equitax wins first major case for Lyric Center Building in Houston’s Central Business District.


Chase Bank engages Equitax for it Texas portfolio. Company moves downtown to Chase Bank Building. Equitax saves Chase $27 million over 10-year period.


Equitax wins contract with Randall’s Foods for all Texas properties.


Weingarten Realty Investors selects Equitax for Texas portfolio.


Equitax reps Texas Commerce Tower and the Company develops the original Tax Bill Management software program.


United Investors hires Equitax to represent their portfolio.


Equitax achieves major Harris County Court case victories for Chase Tower and Randall’s.


Equitax wins multi year $50 Million value reductions for Chase Tower.


The Company developed and automated their Intangible Segregation and Rent Stratification models.


Equitax manages Court of Appeals victory for United Investors v. HCAD, establishing landmark ruling for Equity/Uniform and Equal appeals.


Mike Wilson recruits Pablo Franco to move to Texas and join the firm.


HEB engages Equitax to represent all Central Market Stores in Texas (Real and BPP). Later, the engagement expanded to 200+ locations.


AmREIT (currently EDENS) hires Equitax to represent their prime shopping center portfolio and Conn’s Appliances selects Equitax for their multi-state portfolio.


Equitax enhanced their innovative Tax Bill Management software, now known as PropertyTaxSys.


Chick-fil-A hires Equitax to represent their Texas portfolio.


Equitax develops revolutionary GIS data interface application, now known as TaxSys4Texas.


Costco engages Equitax to represent their Texas Real and Personal Property portfolio, and Midway selects Equitax to represent their high-profile properties in Harris County and throughout Texas.


Equitax launched National Portfolio Management Service platform through PropertyTaxSys for AutoZone across the country for their real and personal property portfolio. Skanska USA engages Equitax for their Houston portfolio.


Equitax reorganized to become Wilson & Franco, LLC, and relocated to expand their headquarters.


Wilson & Franco, LLC expands services for Chick-Fil-A to include management of their national portfolio.


Inspire Brands engages Wilson & Franco, LLC to manage their national portfolio.


Genesco expands their contract to include Lids locations.


The Company achieves victory for AmREIT Uptown Park, LP v. HCAD based on Highest and Best Use valuation theory. Wilson & Franco wins contract for Best Buy national business personal property administration.


Wilson & Franco, LLC develops their web-based platform, including budget and accrual software servicing national clients. Pablo Franco becomes president of TAPTP.