LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 26, 2006--The board ofdirectors of City National Corporation (NYSE:CYN) today announced aquarterly common stock cash dividend of $0.41 per share, payable onAugust 23, 2006 to stockholders of record on August 9, 2006.

About City National

City National Corporation (NYSE:CYN) is a financial servicescompany with $14.5 billion in total assets. Its wholly ownedsubsidiary, City National Bank, is California's Premier Private andBusiness Bank(R). City National provides banking, investment and trustservices through 55 offices, including 12 full-service regionalcenters, in Southern California, the San Francisco Bay Area and NewYork City. The company and its affiliates manage or administer morethan $47 billion in client trust and investment assets, includingnearly $27 billion under 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
or
Media Contact:
Linda Mueller, 213-673-7619
Linda.Mueller@cnb.com
SOURCE: City National Corporation