LOS ANGELES, Sep 2, 2008 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX News Network) - City National Corporation (NYSE:CYN) announced today that Chief Financial Officer Christopher J. Carey is scheduled to deliver a presentation at the Lehman Brothers Global Financial Services Conference in New York on Monday, September 8, at 9 a.m. Eastern time (6 a.m. Pacific time).

A live audio Webcast of the presentation will be available at the following address:

http://cc.talkpoint.com/LEHM002/090808a_jw/default.asp?entity=city

The Webcast will be available for replay, starting within 24 hours of the live presentation, through City National's Website at www.cnb.com.

About City National

City National Corporation's wholly owned subsidiary, City National Bank, is backed by $16.3 billion in total assets, and provides banking, investment and trust services through 62 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 majority-owned investment affiliates manage or administer $53.5 billion in client investment assets, including nearly $34 billion under direct management.

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SOURCE: City National Corporation

City National Corporation
Investors:
Christopher J. Carey
(310) 888-6777
Chris.Carey@cnb.com
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Cary Walker
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