LOS ANGELES, Nov 1, 2001 (BUSINESS WIRE) - The board of directors of CityNational Corp. (NYSE:CYN) today announced a quarterly common stock cash dividendof $0.185 per share for the third quarter of 2001, payable on Nov. 19, 2001, tostockholders of record on Nov. 9, 2001.

About City National

City National Corp. is a publicly owned company with $9.8 billion in totalassets. Its shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol"CYN." The corporation's wholly owned subsidiary, City National Bank, providesbanking, trust and investment services through 50 offices in 10 Californiacounties: Contra Costa, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, SanDiego, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara and Ventura.

For more information about the corporation, visit the company's Web site atcnb.com.

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