LOS ANGELES, April 25, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) - The board of directors of City National Corporation (NYSE:CYN) today announced a quarterly common stock cash dividend of $0.46 per share, payable on May 23, 2007 to stockholders of record on May 9, 2007.

About City National

City National Corporation is a financial services company with $15.3 billion in total assets. Its wholly owned subsidiaries, City National Bank and Business Bank of Nevada, provide banking, investment and trust services through 61 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 investment affiliates manage or administer more than $48.6 billion in client assets, including $27.3 billion under direct management.

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CONTACT: City National Corporation
Investor Contact:
Christopher J. Carey
310-888-6777
Chris.Carey@cnb.com
Media Contact:
Cary Walker
213-673-7619
Cary.Walker@cnb.com