LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 27, 2000--The Board of Directors of City National Corp. (NYSE:CYN) today announced a quarterly common stock cash dividend of $0.175 per share for the first quarter of 2000, payable on May 22, 2000 to stockholders of record on May 10, 2000.

City National Corp. is a publicly owned corporation with $8.4 billion in assets whose stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "CYN." The corporation's wholly owned subsidiary, City National Bank, is the premier business and private bank headquartered in California, with 50 banking offices throughout Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Diego, San Bernardino, Ventura, San Francisco and San Mateo counties.

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