LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 27, 2003--City NationalCorporation (NYSE: CYN) will present a live webcast of Chief FinancialOfficer Frank Pekny's presentation to the Salomon Smith BarneyFinancial Services Conference on Wednesday, January 29, 2003 at 2:00p.m. Eastern time (11:00 a.m. Pacific time).

Investors can access this webcast at the following address:http://www.veracast.com/ssb/2003/financial-services/07208548.cfm

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, throughFebruary 12, 2003.

About City National

City National Corporation is a financial services company with$11.9 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 55offices, including 11 full-service regional centers, in SouthernCalifornia, the San Francisco Bay Area and New York City. The companyhas $19.5 billion in investment and trust assets under management oradministration.

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