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City National Grows New York Team With Veteran Trust Manager

May 11, 2016

City National Grows New York Team With Veteran Trust Manager

Jeffay Chang to lead New York trust team as regional trust manager.

NEW YORK – City National Bank, America’s Premier Private and Business Bank®, announced today that experienced banker Jeffay Chang has joined the firm as a senior vice president and regional trust manager with the trust and estate group in New York.

Chang is responsible for developing client relationships as well as administering traditional trusts, charitable trusts and managed agency accounts. In addition, he will administer private foundations and estates. Chang will work with other City National personal trust colleagues in Southern California, San Francisco, Orange County and Delaware in providing comprehensive personal trust and estate administration services.  

“City National Bank is proud to welcome Jeffay to our growing New York team,” said Mike Dowling, senior vice president and manager of City National’s personal trust division in Los Angeles. “Jeffay will deliver the expertise and dedication our clients expect for their trust and estate planning and administration needs.”

Chang has more than 20 years of financial services experience and most recently served as a senior trust strategist for The Goldman Sachs Trust Company, where he was responsible for strategy, businesses development and marketing.

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Chang earned his bachelor’s degree from Brandeis University and his juris doctor from the Fordham University School of Law. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association’s Trust and Estates Law Section and the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, and he serves as chairman of the board for the Chinese Language School of Connecticut.

About City National

With $36.4 billion in assets, City National Bank provides banking, investment and trust services through 75 offices, including 16 full-service regional centers, in Southern California, the San Francisco Bay Area, Nevada, New York City, Nashville and Atlanta.  In addition, the company and its investment affiliates manage or administer $53.9 billion in client investment assets.

City National is a subsidiary of Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), one of North America’s leading diversified financial services companies.  RBC serves more than 16 million personal, business, public sector and institutional clients through offices in Canada, the United States and 38 other countries.