LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 25, 2006--The board ofdirectors of City National Corporation (NYSE: CYN) today announced aquarterly common stock cash dividend of $0.41 per share, payable onNovember 22, 2006 to stockholders of record on November 8, 2006.

About City National

City National Corporation is a financial services company with$14.6 billion in total assets. Its wholly owned subsidiary, CityNational Bank, is California's Premier Private and Business Bank(R).City National provides banking, investment and trust services through55 offices, including 12 full-service regional centers, in SouthernCalifornia, the San Francisco Bay Area and New York City. The companyand its affiliates manage or administer more than $48 billion inclient trust and investment assets, including more than $27 billionunder direct management.

For more information about City National, visit the company'sWebsite at cnb.com.


CONTACT: City National Corporation
Investor Contact:
Christopher J. Carey, 310-888-6777
Chris.Carey@cnb.com
Media Contact:
Cary Walker, 213-673-7615
Cary.Walker@cnb.com


SOURCE: City National Corporation