LOS ANGELES, Jul 27, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) - The board of directors of City National Corporation(NYSE:CYN) today announced a quarterly common stock cash dividend of$0.36 per share, payable on August 22, 2005 to stockholders of recordon August 10, 2005.

About City National

City National Corporation is a financial services company with$14.5 billion in total assets. Its wholly owned subsidiary, CityNational Bank, is the second largest independent bank headquartered inCalifornia. As California's Premier Private and Business Bank(R), CityNational provides banking, investment and trust services through 53offices, including 12 full-service regional centers, in SouthernCalifornia, the San Francisco Bay Area and New York City. The companyand its affiliates manage more than $17 billion of client trust andinvestment assets. Assets under management or administration amount to$37 billion.

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