These excerpts taken from the PVTB 10-K filed Mar 2, 2009.
CONSENT OF INDEPENDENT REGISTERED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRM
We consent to the incorporation by reference of our reports dated March 2, 2009, included in this Annual Report (Form 10-K) for the year ended December 31, 2008, with respect to the consolidated financial statements of PrivateBancorp, Inc. and the effectiveness of internal control over financial reporting of PrivateBancorp, Inc. in the following documents of PrivateBancorp, Inc.:
/s/ Ernst & Young LLP
March 2, 2009