The bank's offerings now include international, trust and investment services, as well as the new all-purpose Master Charge.
City National expands into Orange County, Calif., with the opening of its Newport Beach office. New banking offices also are opened in Torrance and Encino.
The company completes its first major acquisition, the purchase of First Los Angeles Bank.
The bank's trust and investment assets under administration surpass $10 billion for the first time.
City National launches Online Banking. The next year, Online Brokerage is introduced, followed by Online Cash Management, Online Foreign Exchange and Online Letters of Credit in 2001.
The company's total assets reach $10 billion; assets under management or administration exceed $18 billion.
City National's market capitalization tops $2 billion for the first time.
In support of the communities it serves, City National launches its Reading is The way up® literacy program with a $100,000 grant to support public school libraries.
City National acquires Oakland-based Civic BanCorp, nearly doubling its assets in Northern California.
City National's Walnut Creek and Palo Alto regional centers open.
The company's market capitalization tops $3 billion for the first time.
City National acquires Convergent Wealth Advisors, which provides wealth management consulting services to ultra-high-net-worth individuals and families.
The bank establishes a banking office in San Jose - its first in this attractive market.
City National makes two important acquisitions: Rochdale Investment Management, which merged with City National Asset Management to form City National Rochdale®, and First American Equipment Finance.
Barron's magazine recognizes City National as one of America's top wealth managers for the 13th consecutive year. The company and its affiliates manage more than $60 billion in client assets.