PUBLIC Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar is the lone billionaire and the richest member of President Rodrigo Duterte’s Cabinet with a net worth of P1.409 billion, his latest Statement of Assets, Liabilities, and Net worth showed.
The former representative of Las Piñas is the son of real estate tycoons Manny Villar, a former Senate president, and incumbent Senator Cynthia Villar.
He had P1.423 billion in assets and P14.52 million in liabilities as of December 2016. He also listed seven real properties worth P134.86 million consisting of four condominiums and three lots with houses. The rest of his properties were valued P1.289 billion but were not specified.
Among the members of Duterte’s official family, Agrarian Reform Secretary Rafael Mariano had the lowest net worth of more than P200,000.
Mariano did not declare any real property, but his assets included his clothes worth about P35,000 and cash in bank of P238,629.58.
Following are Duterte’s Cabinet members and their net worth:
1. Public Works Secretary Mark Villar, P1.4 billion;
2. Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III, P351.86 million;
3. Information and Communications Secretary Rodolfo Salalima, P304.96 million;
Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade, P301.99 million;
5. Former Environment Secretary Gina Lopez, P266.47 million;
6. Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi, P162.7 million;
7. Communications Secretary Martin Andanar, P152.27 million;
8. Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia, P105.43 million
9. Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano, P54.73 million
10. Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez, P50.5 million
11. Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo, P44.9 million
12. Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza, P40.04 million
13. Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II, P37.63 million;
14. Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol, P25.6 million;
15. National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr., P22.24 million
16. Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno, P19.81 million;
17. National Intelligence Coordinating Agency Director General Alex Paul Monteagudo, P16.5 million;
18. Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III, P15.45 million;
Interior and Local Government officer-in-charge Catalino Cuy, P14.7 million;
20. National Commission on Muslim Filipinos Secretary Yasmin Lao, P13.9 million;
21. Presidential Management Staff Acting Head Ferdinand Cui Jr., P7.98 million;
22. Science and Technology Secretary Fortunato Dela Peña, P7.45 million;
23. Education Secretary Leonor Briones, P4.38 million;
24. Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, P3.65 million;
25. Social Welfare Secretary Judy Taguiwalo, P1.97 million;
26. Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial, P1.16 million;
27. National Anti-Poverty Commission Secretary Liza Maza,P730,716;
28. Agrarian Reform Secretary Rafael Mariano, P273,629.58
The SALNs of Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco Jr., Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo, Special Assistant to the President Christopher Go, and Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu were not made available by the Palace.