New York State Supreme Court Appellate Division


Designations to the Appellate Division are made by the Governor from among Supreme Court Justices as follows: Presiding Justice (who shall be a resident of the Department) to serve until expiration of his term; Associate Justices (a majority of whom shall be residents of the Department) to serve for five years. Salary: Presiding Justices of the First and Second Departments, $224,700; Associate Justices, $219,200. The Appellate Division is composed of seven Justices in each of the First and Second Departments and five in each of the other departments. Additional Justices may be designated by the Governor upon certification, by the court that they are needed.