Keith M. Giles has been a pioneer in development in the City of Chicago since 1987. His firm Frankel & Giles has developed many properties including a dozen residential communities in Chicago's South Loop, which catalyzed this now vibrant and diverse neighborhood.

In 2000, Frankel & Giles was recognized by the Chicago Sun Times as Chicago's "City Builder of the Year" and in 2003 for its redevelopment of 888 South Michigan – Chicago's "Best Adaptive Re-Use". This property was also awarded the "2003 Chicago Landmark Award for Preservation Excellence" by the City of Chicago.

Prior to starting his real estate development career, Mr. Giles served as Vice President for Continental Bank (1981-1987) where he was responsible for real estate loans and properties across the United States.

Mr. Giles has an MBA in finance from New York University (1981) and a BA in Psychology from the University of Michigan (1979).


Chicago Landmark Award for
PRESERVATION EXCELLENCE 2003