Every year, Forbes releases their list of the 400 wealthiest people who live in the United States. That means that, every year, I click the link to view the list, and am always disappointed to learn that I have not made the list of the 400 wealthiest people in the country.

Maybe next year, I always say.

That all being said, the list did include a few New York residents, including this one person, who was officially named the wealthiest resident of the Empire State.

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Forbes 400 Names This Person The Wealthiest New York Resident in 2023

A story from ABC News10 in Albany shared information from 2023's Forbes 400 List, which listed out the 400 wealthiest people in America. To make the list, billionaires needed at least $2.9 billion, according to News10.

When you sort the list by state, you can also learn which people are the richest residents of every state. For New York, that person is Michael Bloomberg, majority owner, co-founder and CEO of Bloomberg L.P., and former three-term mayor of New York City.

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Bloomberg's net worth was listed at $96.3 billion, good enough for 10th in the country. He is one of 62 residents of New York that made the Forbes 400 this year, meaning that 15.5% of the list is made up of Empire State residents.

Here are the top ten wealthiest New York residents on 2023's list:

  1. Michael Bloomberg ($96.3B)
  2. Julia Koch and family ($59.8B)
  3. Stephen Schwarzman ($34.5B)
  4. Jim Simons ($30.7B)
  5. Rupert Murdoch & family ($17.4B)
  6. Leonard Lauder ($15.4B)
  7. Leon Black ($12B)
  8. Israel Englander ($11.8B)
  9. Donald Newhouse ($11.6B)
  10. Stephen Ross ($10.1B)
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Here are the richest residents of the states surrounding New York:

  • Connecticut: Steve Cohen ($19.8 billion)
  • Massachusetts: Abigail Johnson ($25.5 billion)
  • New Hampshire: Rick Cohen and family ($16.2 billion)
  • New Jersey: Rocco Commisso ($8.0 billion)
  • Pennsylvania: Jeff Yass ($28.9 billion)
  • Rhode Island: Jonathan Nelson ($3.4 billion)

A Vermont resident was not listed. The richest person in the United States, meanwhile lives in Texas.

That person is Elon Musk.

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