The Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday released the summary report of the Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth (SALN) of the 15 magistrates of the highest court of the land. The richest magistrate is Associate Justice Francis H. Jardeleza who has a net worth of Php 249.68 million.
The net worth of Associate Justice Mariano C. Del Castillo is more than Php 135 million, but included in this amount are the assets of his wife, former Ateneo Law Dean Cynthia Roxas-Del Castillo.
The newest magistrate, Associate Justice Alfredo Benjamin S. Caguioa has a net worth of Php 117.17 million.
Senior Associate Justice Antonio T. Carpio has a net worth of Php 81.92 million, while Associate Justice Bienvenido L. Reyes has a net worth of more than Php 77 million.
The net worth of Associate Justice Estela M. Perlas-Bernabe reached Php 76.5 million after Php 1.5-million worth of assets was added to her net worth in 2015.
The net worth of Associate Justice Diosdado M. Peralta is more than Php 39 million.
The net worth of Associate Justice Jose C. Mendoza increased to Php 37.32 million, and Associate Justice Lucas P. Bersamin has a net worth of Php 29.15 million.
The net worth of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P. Aranal Sereno was recorded at Php 22.17 million, more than Php 2.5 million compared to her net worth in 2014.
The net worth of Associate Justice Arturo D. Brion is Php 20.26 million, and the net worth of Associate Presibitero J. Velasco, Jr. is Php 14.75 million.
Associate Justice Jose P. Perez has a net worth of Php 14.12 million, while Associate Justice Teresita J. Leonardo-De Castro has a net worth of more than Php 14 million.
The poorest magistrate is Associate Justice Marvic F. Leonen who has a net worth of Php 2.26 million.