BACOLOD City – For the third straight year, Board Member Pedro Zayco (6th district) is still the richest member of the Sanggunian Panlalawigan of Negros Occidental with a net worth of P33,669,056.34, based on his statement of assets and liabilities (SALN) for 2017.
Zayco’s net worth has been steadily rising from P31.89 million in 2015 to P32,589,739 in 2016.
His SALN was certified correct by Atty. Maki Angel Ascalon, provincial board secretary.
Based on his SALN, Zayco’s assets are worth P34,951,971.60 while his liabilities totaled P33,669,056.
Board Member Valentino Miguel Alonso, who represents the Philippine Councilor’s League in the SP, has a net worth of P16,165,019.84 (assets-P19,983,319; liabilities-P3,818,299.16).
Alonso’s businesses include a bar and a cafe in Bacolod City and sugar plantations in Kabankalan City and in the towns of Ilog and Pontevedra.
Board Member David Albert Lacson (3rd district) has a net worth of P12,500,000 (assets-P14.3 million; liabilities- P1.8 million).
Antonio Encarquez’s (1st district) net worth is P11 million (assets-P14.5 million; liabilities-P8.5 million).
Salvador Escalante is worth P9,560,278 (assets-P45,227,776; liabilities-P35,667,498. He declared three businesses – two based in his hometown Cadiz City and one in Bacolod City.
Board Member Samson Mirhan (2nd district) has a net worth of P6,543,057.34 (assets-P7,599,269.34; liabilities-P1,016,212.
Jose Maria Alonso (4th district) declared his net worth at P5,700,000 while Rommel Debulgado is worth P5,487,264 (assets-P3.525 million; liabilities-P744,736).
Board Member Alain Gatuslao (5th district) has a net worth of P4,300,000 (assets-P4.6 million; liabilities- P300,000).
Manuel Frederick Ko of the 3rd district declared a net worth of P3, 849,000 with no liabilities while Helen Zafra of the 6th district has a net worth of P3,592,000 (assets-P3.83 million; liabilities-P238,000).
Board Member Victor Javellana (4th district) is worth P2,112,329.75 (assets-P2,942,329.75; liabilities- P830,000).
Renato Malabor Jr. (5th district) declared a net worth of P1,470,000 with no liabilities while Annabelle Bermudo, who represents the barangays in the province, is the “poorest” with a net worth of P183,000 (assets-P263,000; liabilities-P80,000).
Vice Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson assets totaled P5,402,314.97 with no liabilities. His business interests include land holdings and food distribution in Talisay City and sugar and shrimp farm in San Carlos City. In 2016, he declared his net worth at P4,406,511.