William McEntire, CPA


William McEntire joined Sol Schwartz & Associates in 1983 practiced accounting for 33 years. He is a retired shareholder and formerly led our Wealth Transfer Planning practice group. Bill is known for developing and implementing sophisticated strategies to minimize taxes and preserve what his clients earned.

Prior to joining the firm, Bill worked for a Big Eight firm and a Fortune 500 company. Bill was involved in individual tax and estate tax planning for individuals with complex business and investment holdings. Bill was extensively experienced in planning with family partnerships, grantor retained annuity trusts, charitable trusts, sales to defective trusts, and other estate planning techniques.

Bill holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Texas A&M and a B.B.A and M.P.A. from the University of Texas at San Antonio.

Texas Monthly and Five Star Professional team up with clients, peers and industry experts to identify the best wealth managers in Austin, San Antonio and Central Texas. Bill was among those chosen in 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013 (Five Star award winners).

Bill authored and published many articles on a wide range of income tax and estate planning topics. His clients included individuals, corporations, S-Corporations, estates, partnerships, trusts, limited liability companies and private foundations.

Professional / Industry / Community Affiliations:

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • San Antonio Estate Planners Council
  • University of Texas at San Antonio Planned Giving Council
  • Friends of Big Bend National Park – Board of Directors