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 SecretaryDepartment/ PositionNet Worth
(as of 12/31/11)
1. Albert del RosarioForeign AffairsP657,834,755
2. Cesar PurisimaFinance261,585,294.34
3. Ramon JimenezTourism238,231,000
4. Manuel Roxas IIDOTC183,107,369.72
5. Gregory DomingoDTI153,102,000
6. Rene AlmendrasDOE117,214,809.98
7. Proceso AlcalaAgriculture87,009,682.88
8. Rogelio SingsonDPWH84,154,190.77
9. Enrique OnaHealth80,786,666.00
10. Jejomar BinayVice President/ HUDCC/ Adviser
on OFW Concerns
11. Mario MontejoDOST55,584,596.26
12. Patricia LicuananCHed48,908,936
13. Alberto LimTourism (formerly)36,929,575.28
14. Eduardo de MesaChief Presidential Legal Counsel34,793,650
15. Butch AbadDBM29,655,959.82
16. Ramon PajeDENR29,300,000
17. Joel RocamoraNational Anti-Poverty Commission25,379,119.81
18. Voltaire GazminDefense23,505,542
19. Cayetano PaderangaNEDA23,323,605.77
20. Francis TolentinoMMDA22,540,381.52
21. Ging DelesPresidential Adviser on the Peace Process21,832,293
22. Paquito Ochoa, Jr.Executive Secretary17,079,709.00
23. Julia AbadPresidential Management Staff16,800,000
24. Cesar GarciaNational Security Adviser15,600,000
25. Sonny ColomaPresidential Communications
Operations Office
26. Gil delos ReyesAgrarian Reform14,255,692
27. Lualhati AntoninoMindanao Development Authority14,095,000
28. Edwin LacierdaPresidential Spokesperson13,760,536.07
29. Manuel MambaPresidential Adviser on Legislative Affairs13,155,000
30. Jesse RobredoDILG9,067,000
31. Ricky Carandang

Presidential Communications
Development and Strategic
Planning Office (PCDSPO)

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32. Ronald LlamasPresidential Adviser on Political Affairs5,017,800.00
33. Leila de LimaJustice3,618,000
34. Dinky SolimanDSWD3,000,000
35. Rosalinda BaldozLabor924,206.47
36. Armin LuistroEducation739,006.14

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.