Richest and Poorest Cabinet Member in the Philippines

Here is the list of the net worth of cabinet members in the Philippines based on their 2011 SALN (statements of assets, liabilities and net worth):

Cabinet Secretary Department/ Position Net Worth
(as of 12/31/11)
1. Albert del Rosario Foreign Affairs P657,834,755
2. Cesar Purisima Finance 261,585,294.34
3. Ramon Jimenez Tourism 238,231,000
4. Manuel Roxas II DOTC 183,107,369.72
5. Gregory Domingo DTI 153,102,000
6. Rene Almendras DOE 117,214,809.98
7. Proceso Alcala Agriculture 87,009,682.88
8. Rogelio Singson DPWH 84,154,190.77
9. Enrique Ona Health 80,786,666.00
10. Jejomar Binay Vice President/ HUDCC/ Adviser
on OFW Concerns
57,879,039.18
11. Mario Montejo DOST 55,584,596.26
12. Patricia Licuanan CHed 48,908,936
13. Alberto Lim Tourism (formerly) 36,929,575.28
14. Eduardo de Mesa Chief Presidential Legal Counsel 34,793,650
15. Butch Abad DBM 29,655,959.82
16. Ramon Paje DENR 29,300,000
17. Joel Rocamora National Anti-Poverty Commission 25,379,119.81
18. Voltaire Gazmin Defense 23,505,542
19. Cayetano Paderanga NEDA 23,323,605.77
20. Francis Tolentino MMDA 22,540,381.52
21. Ging Deles Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process 21,832,293
22. Paquito Ochoa, Jr. Executive Secretary 17,079,709.00
23. Julia Abad Presidential Management Staff 16,800,000
24. Cesar Garcia National Security Adviser 15,600,000
25. Sonny Coloma Presidential Communications
Operations Office
14,740,000
26. Gil delos Reyes Agrarian Reform 14,255,692
27. Lualhati Antonino Mindanao Development Authority 14,095,000
28. Edwin Lacierda Presidential Spokesperson 13,760,536.07
29. Manuel Mamba Presidential Adviser on Legislative Affairs 13,155,000
30. Jesse Robredo DILG 9,067,000
31. Ricky Carandang

Presidential Communications
Development and Strategic
Planning Office (PCDSPO)

7,545,000
32. Ronald Llamas Presidential Adviser on Political Affairs 5,017,800.00
33. Leila de Lima Justice 3,618,000
34. Dinky Soliman DSWD 3,000,000
35. Rosalinda Baldoz Labor 924,206.47
36. Armin Luistro Education 739,006.14

From the table above, the “richest” cabinet member is DFA Secretary Albert del Rosario while DepEd Secretary Armin Luistro is the “poorest” or the least rich.