- Executive Vice President
- City National Bank
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Aaron Cohen is executive vice president of City National’s Commercial & Corporate Banking Division. He leads the company’s commercial lines of business, including Commercial Banking, National Corporate Banking, Commercial Real Estate Banking and Specialty Banking. He is also a member of City National’s Operating Committee and Executive Council.
Aaron began his banking career at City National in 1996. He joined the structured finance unit in 2004, became manager in 2011, and then executive vice president responsible for structured finance in 2016. He became executive vice president of Specialty Banking in 2020 and assumed his current role in 2023.
Aaron serves as an executive sponsor of City National’s Women’s Network and Asian American Network. He is on the board of the Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation and Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Los Angeles, where he is treasurer. Aaron also serves as an advisory board member with the Los Angeles chapter of Facing History and Ourselves.
Aaron earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from Emory University and a master’s degree in business administration from the UCLA Anderson School of Management.