LOS ANGELES, Apr 28, 2003 (BUSINESS WIRE) - The board ofdirectors of City National Corporation (NYSE:CYN) today announced aquarterly common stock cash dividend of $0.205 per share for the firstquarter of 2003, payable on May 19, 2003, to stockholders of record onMay 7, 2003.

About City National

City National Corporation is a financial services company with $12billion in total assets. Its wholly owned subsidiary, City NationalBank, is the second largest independent bank headquartered inCalifornia. As California's Premier Private and Business Bank(R), CityNational provides banking, investment and trust services through 54offices, including 12 full-service regional centers, in SouthernCalifornia, the San Francisco Bay Area and New York City. The companyhas more than $19 billion in investment and trust assets undermanagement or administration, at March 31, 2003.

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City National CorporationFrank Pekny, 310/888-6700 (Investor Contact)frank.pekny@cnb.comCary Walker, 213/833-4715 (Media Contact)cary.walker@cnb.com

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