City National Bank Hires Richard G. Stasand as Senior Private Client Advisor in Orange County

City National Bank Hires Richard G. Stasand as Senior Private Client Advisor
in Orange County

IRVINE, Calif., April 5, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- City National Bank today
announced that Richard G. Stasand has joined Private Client Services as a
senior vice president and senior private client advisor in Irvine. He will be
part of an expanded private banking focus in Orange County.

Stasand will serve high-net-worth families, related professional service firms
and nonprofits in Orange County, offering City National clients a full range
of financial solutions, including custom credit, wealth management and trust
solutions. He will report to Carla Furuno, senior vice president and manager
for Private Client Services in Orange County and San Diego.

"A well-respected wealth advisor in Orange County with more than 30 years of
expertise, experience and strong relationships with clients here, we are so
pleased Rick has joined the City National team," said Michael Pagano,
executive vice president and manager for Private Client Services.

Prior to joining City National, Stasand was most recently a managing director
for Citi Private Bank in Costa Mesa where he advised high-net-worth
individuals and their families. He joined Citi after 20 years with Bank of
America Private Bank/U.S. Trust as a managing director where he worked with
individuals, families, private foundations and charitable organizations in
advising on investments, estate planning and taxes.

Stasand earned a Bachelor's degree in business administration from the
University of Arizona. He currently sits on the board of directors of the
South Coast Repertory and is an active member of the finance committee.

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About City National

City National Bank is the wholly owned subsidiary of City National Corporation
(NYSE:CYN). It is backed by $28.6 billion in total assets, and provides
banking, investment and trust services through 78 offices, including 16
full-service regional centers, in Southern California, the San Francisco Bay
Area, Nevada, New York City, Nashville and Atlanta. The company and its
investment affiliates manage or administer $56.7 billion in client investment
assets, including $38.2 billion under direct management.

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

CONTACT: Media Contact:
         Debora Vrana, City National Bank, 213.673.7631

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