For Immediate Release

Contact: D. Linn Wiley, President and Chief Executive Officer (909) 980-4030





CVB Financial Corp. Declares Cash Dividend

Ontario, California, June 20, 2001-CVB Financial Corp. (NASDAQ - CVBF), a $2.3 billion in assets financial services holding company, today announced a fourteen cents ($0.14) per share dividend for the second quarter of 2001. The dividend was approved at the regularly scheduled Board of Directors Meeting on June 20, 2001. It will be payable on July 19, 2001, to shareholders of record as of July 5, 2001.

CVB Financial Corp. operates Citizens Business Bank, the largest bank headquartered in Southern Californias Inland Empire region. The company specializes in serving business and professional clientele.

"We are pleased that the success of CVB Financial Corp. allows us to reward our shareholders for their support and confidence," said D. Linn Wiley, President and Chief Executive Officer. "This is our 47th consecutive quarterly cash dividend, and it reflects the continued superior performance of CVB Financial Corp."

Citizens Business Bank serves the Inland Empire, Orange County and the San Gabriel Valley regions of California with 30 offices in 23 cities. Shares of CVB Financial Corp. common stock are listed on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol of CVBF. For more information, please visit our website at