LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 26, 2005--The board ofdirectors of City National Corporation (NYSE:CYN) today announced aquarterly common stock cash dividend of $0.36 per share, payable onNovember 21, 2005 to stockholders of record on November 9, 2005.

About City National

City National Corporation is a financial services company with$14.4 billion in total assets. Its wholly owned subsidiary, CityNational Bank, is California's Premier Private and Business Bank(R).The bank provides banking, investment, and trust services through 55offices, including 12 full-service regional centers, in SouthernCalifornia, the San Francisco Bay Area and New York City. CityNational and its affiliates manage or administer approximately $38.8billion in client trust and investment assets, including more than$18.4 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:
Cary Walker, 213-833-4715
Cary.Walker@cnb.com
SOURCE: City National Corporation