Industries / Real Estate

Trusted Guidance in an Ever-Evolving Market.

Wilkins Miller provides trusted advice on how to approach the real estate market from all positions – whether you are the buyer, seller or investor. We assess the current market from every angle and ensure that clients are aware of all opportunities and risks at hand, and are correctly positioned to take advantage of all available opportunities. We’ve repeatedly built value for our clients by providing audit, tax and consulting services.

Our industry experience in real estate is vast and of great variety. For over four decades members of our team have worked with clients from the pre-formation period through the successful completion of many real estate projects from residential development, regional shopping malls and centers made up of large anchor tenants.

How our services are applied to real estate

Tax
  • Tax returns and assessments for entities holding commercial rental real estate, certain family held real estate and other
  • Advisement on the selection of entities
  • Transactional structuring advising to include tax-free exchange transaction planning (Section 1031)
Cost Segregation Studies
  • Advisement on transactional assistance and various other areas
Financial Reporting and Assurance
  • Provide assurance services when needed in areas such as, HUD projects, requiring audited financial reporting or in the agreed upon procedures engagement areas to review transactions and controls
  • Check for industry compliance matters in the area of escrow account maintenance
Forensic Accounting, Litigation & Business Valuations
  • Performance of valuations of real estate entities and interests held in real estate entities
Consulting
  • We create financial models that can be used to develop a 10 year forecast on an individual project and consolidated level
  • Our team assists in underwriting potential real estate deals whether they are acquisitions, redeployment, or ground up, as well as tenant credit
Outsourced Accounting Services
  • Assist with monthly financial statements, check writing, account reconciliation, payroll and sales tax filings. Our team can serve as your back office without having to take on unnecessary costs.
  • Serve as an interim CFO or other supporting accounting personnel for staff transition within an organization.
Wealth Management
  • Our group works with clients to integrate their value of business into the overall business portfolio from a holistic view
  • We manage investments of the company’s retirement systems
IT
  • Our IT department can manage the computer, phone and other technology needs, including the design and implementation of facility improvements in these areas (i.e. wiring, equipment procurement/setup/training).

Our partnership with Wilkins Miller has been a large part of our success. They study our practice and report on ways to continually improve. We think it’s important to invest in staying fresh and cutting edge, and we look to their team to help.

– Matt White

Wilkins Miller has played a key role in some pivotal transactions for our company that helped put us in the position we are today. It’s not just about the accounting elements, they have a business component to their advice which allows them to be an extension of our management team on major decisions for our business.

– Philip Burton

We look to Wilkins Miller’s team for advice because of their understanding of our business and expertise in our industry. They constantly help us navigate through complex issues to help drive our business decisions.

– Marl Cummings IV

While Wilkins Miller is a bigger firm, it doesn’t have that feel. We don’t get lost in the shuffle and we’ve always felt like the team is attentive to our needs. They go out of their way to do the research, answer our questions and explain our options.

– Holli Parks

The team at Wilkins Miller is always available to answer all of our questions and give us the immediate attention needed to get the job done. We are consistently impressed with their knowledge, professionalism and work ethic.

– Richard Inge

Industry Leaders

L. Page Stalcup, III, CPA/ABV, CFF, CVA, CGMA

Partner

Scott L. Browning, CPA, MTA

Partner

Bob Slaby, CPA, CVA

Manager

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L. Page Stalcup, III, CPA/ABV, CFF, CVA, CGMA

Partner

As a partner of Wilkins Miller, Page Stalcup joined the firm in 1978 when the office was originally Pannell Kerr Forster. In 1991, Page became a founding shareholder of Wilkins Miller, P.C.

His areas of competence include a heavy concentration in all areas of taxation including, but not limited to corporate, partnership, individual and fiduciary, tax and estate planning. Page has significant and diverse real estate industry experience. He also offers specialized experience in economic, financial, operational, organizational and management consulting accounting and/or auditing for real estate, colleges and universities, construction, manufacturing and many others.

Page is accredited in business valuation and certified in financial forensics. He also serves as an investment advisor representative of Wilkins Miller Wealth Management.

Page offers particular expertise in electronic worksheet analysis, economic modeling, strategic planning, financial forecasts, projections and budgeting to include full forecasted/projected financial condition and results of operation. With experience in mergers and acquisitions engagements, litigation engagements, business valuation engagements, as well as succession and family business planning, Page is a frequent teacher and lecturer on the accounting industry and tax topics related to the real estate industry.

Page is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants, National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts and a Chartered Global Management Accountant. He is also the President of the 59th Annual Alabama Federal Tax Clinic, Vice President of the 58th Annual Alabama Federal Tax Clinic and serves on the advisory board of The University of Alabama Culverhouse School of Accountancy. Page sits on the board of directors of the Ascension Health Gulf Coast Health Ministry, Providence Health System, Providence Hospital, Providence Hospital Audit Committee and the University of South Alabama, Mitchell College of Business, Center for Real Estate & Economic Development Advisory Board. As well as an appointed member for the City of Mobile, Citizens Budget & Finance Advisory Board, City of Mobile, Ad Hoc Committee for City Revenue & Growth Analysis and an associate member of the Certified Commercial Investment.

Page enjoys spending time with his family, especially with his grandchildren, and playing the Great Highland and Fireside Bagpipes. He also enjoys fly fishing, hunting and playing tennis.

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L. Page Stalcup, III, CPA/ABV, CFF, CVA, CGMA

Partner

As a partner of Wilkins Miller, Page Stalcup joined the firm in 1978 when the office was originally Pannell Kerr Forster. In 1991, Page became a founding shareholder of Wilkins Miller, P.C.

His areas of competence include a heavy concentration in all areas of taxation including, but not limited to corporate, partnership, individual and fiduciary, tax and estate planning. Page has significant and diverse real estate industry experience. He also offers specialized experience in economic, financial, operational, organizational and management consulting accounting and/or auditing for real estate, colleges and universities, construction, manufacturing and many others.

Page is accredited in business valuation and certified in financial forensics. He also serves as an investment advisor representative of Wilkins Miller Wealth Management.

Page offers particular expertise in electronic worksheet analysis, economic modeling, strategic planning, financial forecasts, projections and budgeting to include full forecasted/projected financial condition and results of operation. With experience in mergers and acquisitions engagements, litigation engagements, business valuation engagements, as well as succession and family business planning, Page is a frequent teacher and lecturer on the accounting industry and tax topics related to the real estate industry.

Page is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants, National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts and a Chartered Global Management Accountant. He is also the President of the 59th Annual Alabama Federal Tax Clinic, Vice President of the 58th Annual Alabama Federal Tax Clinic and serves on the advisory board of The University of Alabama Culverhouse School of Accountancy. Page sits on the board of directors of the Ascension Health Gulf Coast Health Ministry, Providence Health System, Providence Hospital, Providence Hospital Audit Committee and the University of South Alabama, Mitchell College of Business, Center for Real Estate & Economic Development Advisory Board. As well as an appointed member for the City of Mobile, Citizens Budget & Finance Advisory Board, City of Mobile, Ad Hoc Committee for City Revenue & Growth Analysis and an associate member of the Certified Commercial Investment.

Page enjoys spending time with his family, especially with his grandchildren, and playing the Great Highland and Fireside Bagpipes. He also enjoys fly fishing, hunting and playing tennis.

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Scott L. Browning, CPA, MTA

Partner

As a partner of Wilkins Miller, Scott Browning has worked in public accounting since 1996. Upon earning a bachelor's degree of science in commerce and business administration from The University of Alabama and a master's degree of taxation from The University of Alabama, Scott began his career with a national accounting firm in Birmingham before joining a local firm.

Scott specializes in federal and multi-state tax compliance and planning for corporations, partnerships, individuals, and trusts and has strong experience in the preparation of financial statements, bookkeeping, contractor's licenses, and representation in Internal Revenue Service and state department of revenue examinations.

He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants. Scott sits on the board of directors for The University of Alabama Federal Tax Clinic and is the treasurer for the Dauphin Island Sea Lab. He was a part of the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants Leadership Academy Class of 2012 and was named one of Mobile Bay magazine's "Forty Under 40."

Outside of work, Scott enjoys spending time with family, hunting, fishing and watching the Alabama Crimson Tide.

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Scott L. Browning, CPA, MTA

Partner

As a partner of Wilkins Miller, Scott Browning has worked in public accounting since 1996. Upon earning a bachelor's degree of science in commerce and business administration from The University of Alabama and a master's degree of taxation from The University of Alabama, Scott began his career with a national accounting firm in Birmingham before joining a local firm.

Scott specializes in federal and multi-state tax compliance and planning for corporations, partnerships, individuals, and trusts and has strong experience in the preparation of financial statements, bookkeeping, contractor's licenses, and representation in Internal Revenue Service and state department of revenue examinations.

He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants. Scott sits on the board of directors for The University of Alabama Federal Tax Clinic and is the treasurer for the Dauphin Island Sea Lab. He was a part of the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants Leadership Academy Class of 2012 and was named one of Mobile Bay magazine's "Forty Under 40."

Outside of work, Scott enjoys spending time with family, hunting, fishing and watching the Alabama Crimson Tide.

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Bob Slaby, CPA, CVA

Manager

With over sixteen years of experience in public accounting, Bob Slaby first began his career with Wilkins Miller in 2013. With a bachelor's degree of business administration from Kent State University, Bob specializes in federal and state tax compliance and planning for corporations, partnerships, individuals, estates and trusts, as well as providing counsel in business valuations and the preparation of business valuation reports.

Bob is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants and the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts. He is also a past president of the Mobile Chapter of Certified Public Accountants, a volunteer teacher of the Junior Achievement of Mobile, an Eucharistic Minister of the Mobile Alabama Catholic Diocese.

In his spare time, Bob enjoys spending time with his family and traveling. His favorite vacation spot is Disney World.
In his spare time, Bob enjoys spending time with his family and traveling. His favorite vacation spot is Disney World.

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Bob Slaby, CPA, CVA

Manager

With over sixteen years of experience in public accounting, Bob Slaby first began his career with Wilkins Miller in 2013. With a bachelor's degree of business administration from Kent State University, Bob specializes in federal and state tax compliance and planning for corporations, partnerships, individuals, estates and trusts, as well as providing counsel in business valuations and the preparation of business valuation reports.

Bob is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants and the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts. He is also a past president of the Mobile Chapter of Certified Public Accountants, a volunteer teacher of the Junior Achievement of Mobile, an Eucharistic Minister of the Mobile Alabama Catholic Diocese.

In his spare time, Bob enjoys spending time with his family and traveling. His favorite vacation spot is Disney World.
In his spare time, Bob enjoys spending time with his family and traveling. His favorite vacation spot is Disney World.