LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 15, 2003--City NationalCorporation (NYSE:CYN) will present a live audio webcast of ChiefExecutive Officer Russell Goldsmith's presentation to the 2003 RBCCapital Markets Financial Institutions Conference on Friday, September19, 2003, at 10:20 a.m. Eastern time (7:20 a.m. Pacific time).

Investors can access this webcast at the following address: http://www.wallstreetwebcasting.com/webcast/dr14/cyn

It also will be available through the home page of the CityNational Corporation site at cnb.com. There it will be available forreplay, starting within 24 hours of the live presentation, throughOctober 3, 2003.

About City National

City National Corporation is a financial services company with$12.4 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 54offices, including 12 full-service regional centers, in SouthernCalifornia, the San Francisco Bay Area and New York City. The companyhas more than $26 billion in investment and trust assets undermanagement or administration.

CONTACT: City National Corporation Investors: Frank Pekny, 310-888-6700 Frank.pekny@cnb.com or Media: Cary Walker, 213-833-4715 Cary.walker@cnb.com SOURCE: City National Corporation