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James R. Daley

Executive Vice President
Treasury Services
City National Bank

James R. Daley

James R. Daley is executive vice president in charge of City National Bank's Treasury Services Division. He helps lead a team responsible for the bank's deposit-formation strategy and deposit-gathering initiatives bank-wide, and is a member of the bank's Executive, Pricing and Capital Committees.

Mr. Daley oversees Treasury Management; Treasury Services Deposits, which serves title and escrow companies, 1031 Exchange accommodators, property management firms and other similar clients; and Datafaction, an affiliate of City National Corporation and a leading developer of specialized accounting and productivity software.

Mr. Daley previously served as executive vice president and chief product officer at BNY Mellon 1st Business Bank, where he was responsible for commercial real estate lending, international trade-related banking, treasury management sales and specialty deposits. He chaired that bank's asset liability and deposit pricing committees.

Prior to joining BNY Mellon 1st Business Bank, he was president of the corporate financial services group at Commercial Capital BanCorp in Irvine, Calif. Before that, he was corporate executive vice president of Comerica Bank's financial services division and executive vice president in charge of Imperial Bank's financial services group. He earlier served as chairman, president and chief executive officer of Sunrise Bancorp in Roseville, Calif. He also served with Union Bank and Coldwell Banker.

Mr. Daley spent four years at the California State Department of Commerce, where he was executive director of the Commission for Economic Development and deputy director for industry and trade.

Mr. Daley earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn., and a juris doctor from McGeorge School of Law at the University of the Pacific in Sacramento, Calif. He also attended the Pacific Coast Banking School at the University of Washington.

He is a member of the State Bar of California. He also is a member of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York and the Laguna Art Museum in Laguna Beach, Calif.