Larry Charlton
Larry Charlton

, NV – City National Bank today announced that Larry Charlton has been named senior vice president and Nevada regional executive. Charlton, 62, is a longtime Nevadan and banking veteran, with nearly 40 years of experience in the financial services industry.

Charlton will be responsible for coordinating City National's client service, business development and marketing activities in Nevada. He will work very closely with senior executives of other areas of the bank, including Private Client Services, Wealth Management Services, Commercial Banking Services, the Real Estate Division and Core Banking.

Charlton will report directly to City National Bank President Christopher Warmuth. “We're very pleased that Larry will become our Nevada regional executive,” Warmuth said. “He's very well-known in the Nevada business community and highly respected by his colleagues inside and outside the bank. His banking experience and understanding of Nevada will help us further our goal of becoming the state's most recommended financial provider.”

Charlton joined City National in 2007 when it acquired Business Bank of Nevada. Before being promoted to Nevada regional executive, Charlton served as senior vice president and Nevada operations manager. He joined Business Bank of Nevada in 2000.

At Business Bank, Charlton served as executive vice president and chief operations officer. Before that, he was a senior vice president at Bank of America, overseeing $2 billion in cash held at 4,800 banking centers in 22 states. Charlton began his banking career with Valley Bank of Nevada in 1975.

“I am very excited about this new opportunity to lead the Nevada region of City National Bank,” Charlton said. “The Nevada economy and banking industry are going through some challenging times right now, but there are better days ahead of us, and I am honored and privileged to be in a position to help grow and expand our client relationships in Nevada.”

Charlton is actively involved in the community, serving on a number of nonprofit boards, including United Way of Southern Nevada. He is past chairman of the board of United Way and is currently serving on its executive committee. Charlton is also a current member of the executive committee for the Macco Las Vegas Bowl and is a former council member of the Leadership Las Vegas program of the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce. He is a past board member of Southern Nevada Clean Communities and past president of the Treasury Management Association of Southern Nevada.

A native of Fairfax, Alabama, Charlton received a bachelor of science degree in business administration from Auburn University. Charlton is a former captain in the United States Army. He and his wife Tracey have two grown sons, Scot and Ryan.

About City National

City National Bank is the wholly owned subsidiary of City National Corporation (NYSE: CYN). Headquartered in Los Angeles, the company is backed by $17.7 billion in total assets, and provides banking, investment and trust services through 63offices, including 15 full-service regional centers, in Southern California, the San Francisco Bay Area, Nevada and New York City. City National and its eight majority-owned investment affiliates manage or administer $47.8 billion in client investment assets, including more than $30billion under direct management.

City National has eight branch offices in Nevada, including four in Las Vegas and one each in North Las Vegas, Reno, Carson City and Minden. The bank also has loan production offices in Reno and Stateline in South Lake Tahoe.

For more information about City National, visit the company's Website at

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