LOS ANGELES, Apr 23, 2008 (PrimeNewswire via COMTEX News Network) - The board of directors of City National Corporation (NYSE:CYN) today announced a quarterly common stock cash dividend of $0.48 per share, payable on May 21, 2008 to stockholders of record on May 7, 2008.

About City National

City National Bank is the wholly owned subsidiary of City National Corporation. It is backed by $15.9 billion in total assets, and provides banking, investment and trust services through 62 offices, including 15 full-service regional centers, in Southern California, the San Francisco Bay Area, Nevada and New York City. The company and its eight majority-owned investment affiliates manage or administer nearly $56 billion in client investment assets, including $35.9 billion under direct management.

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City National Corporation
Investor Contact:
Christopher J. Carey
310.888.6777
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