|Margarito B. Teves|
|38th Secretary of Finance|
July 22, 2005 – June 30, 2010
|Preceded by||Cesar Purisima|
|Succeeded by||Cesar Purisima|
|Member of the Philippine House of Representatives from Negros Oriental's Third District|
June 30, 1987 – June 30, 1998
|Preceded by||District created|
|Succeeded by||Herminio Teves|
|Born||August 1, 1943|
Margarito "Gary" B. Teves (born August 1, 1943) was the secretary of the Department of Finance of the Philippines. He was appointed to the position in July 2005 by President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, following a mass resignation of her economic team.
Following his three terms in office—the maximum number allowed by the constitution—he was succeeded by his father, Herminio Teves.
Secretary of Finance
As Finance Secretary, he oversaw the Arroyo administration's aggressive attempts to decrease the government's budget deficit.
|House of Representatives of the Philippines|
|Representative, Third district of Negros Oriental
Juanita Dy Amatong
|Secretary of Finance
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