City National Bank has hired David Ohanian as senior vice president and regional manager of the bank’s private banking division in Orange County and San Diego.


David Ohanian. Photo courtesy of City National.

Ohanian will be based in Irvine and work at City National’s La Jolla office when in San Diego.

City National said Ohanian has more than 21 years of experience in the banking and finance industry, including his most recent position as managing director for the private banking arm of Union Bank in San Diego. He also previously worked for Comerica, Bank of America and Morgan Stanley.

Ohanian graduated from CSU Fresno with a degree in biology.

City National, a Beverly Hills-based subsidiary of Royal Bank of Canada, has $48.7 billion in assets.