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San Francisco (October 20, 2009) -- Union Bank, N.A., has enhanced its Priority Banking® services with increased specialized training and additional resources for bankers.  The bank is also expanding services and opening new Priority Banking offices throughout California.

"Our Priority Banking clients are extremely valuable to us, and we are committed to offering them solutions tailored for their needs," explains George Ramirez, senior vice president and head of Priority Banking.  "Our enhanced program -- Enriching the Priority PromiseSM -- helps ensure that we deliver on our promise of providing unequaled personal service."

The program, which also features a high level of integration among senior level executives or the "Circle of Experts," will also be supported by a marketing campaign complete with direct mail and new print advertisements during fall.

"Everyone at Union Bank -- from our CEO to our local branch staff -- understands the importance of our Priority Banking clients to the bank's success," says Ramirez.  "We're working together to make sure we have the resources to consistently provide the best service for these clients."

Union Bank Priority Banking provides personalized services for clients who maintain a minimum of $100,000 on deposit in any combination of personal and business banking, investment, or retirement accounts. For more information, visit

About UnionBanCal Corporation

Headquartered in San Francisco, UnionBanCal Corporation is a financial holding company with assets of $74 billion at June 30, 2009. UnionBanCal Corporation is the 16th largest commercial bank holding company in the U.S. based on assets at March 31, 2009. Its primary subsidiary, Union Bank, N.A., is a full-service commercial bank providing an array of financial services to individuals, small businesses, middle-market companies, and major corporations.  Union Bank is California's fifth largest bank by deposits at March 31, 2009. The bank has 335 banking offices in California, Oregon, and Washington and two international offices. UnionBanCal Corporation is a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd., which is a subsidiary of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: MTU). Visit for more information.