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Awards

His Achievements and Excellences

  • 2020

    HEROES OF PHILANTHROPY
    By Forbes Asia

  • 2018

    PROPERTY MAN OF THE YEAR
    By FIABCI Philippines

  • 2017

    UP GAWAD OBLATIONS AWARD
    By University of the Philippines

  • 2016

    REAL ESTATE PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR
    By Property Report

  • 2004

    MOST DISTINGUISHED UP ALUMNUS
    by University of the Philippines

  • 1991

    MOST OUTSTANDING UP ALUMNUS
    By University of the Philippines

  • 1990

    MOST OUTSTANDING CPA
    By the Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants

  • 1989

    OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN MARKETING MANAGEMENT
    By Agora Awards

  • 1986

    TEN OUTSTANDING YOUNG MEN AWARD
    By The Philippine Jaycees

Records Philanthropy
PHILIPPINES PROPERTY AWARDS Real Estate Personality of the Year
UP Gawad Oblation Award
Most Distinguished UP Alumnus
PHILIPPINES PROPERTY AWARDS Real Estate Personality of the Year 2
Manny Villar Property Man of the Year FIABCI
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Awards and Distinctions

For his business achievements – from his humble beginning to becoming the country’s premier developer, he was made a cover story in the Far Eastern Economic Review. His life story was also featured in Asiaweek, Forbes, AsiaMoney, and Asian Business Review.

 

Through the years, universities and colleges all over the country have conferred upon Villar honorary degrees in various fields in recognition of his exemplary performance in public service, his pioneering initiatives, and innovations that revolutionized the country’s mass housing and real estate industry, and his distinct role in the enactment of economic and social reform laws that are vital in sustaining the country’s economic momentum and improvement of the lives of Filipinos, particularly the cause of small and medium enterprises.


Among these universities and colleges that have bestowed Honoris Causa to Villar are:

 

  • Adamson University, Doctor of Science

 

  • Bataan Polytechnic State College, Doctor of Humanities

 

  • Bulacan State University, Doctor of Humanities

 

  • Cagayan State University, Doctor of Humanities

 

  • Central Luzon State University, Doctor of Humanities

 

  • Foundation University (Dumaguete), Doctor of Humanities

 

  • Laguna State Polytechnic College, Doctor of Humanities and Entrepreneurship

 

  • Pangasinan State University, Doctor of Development Management

 

  • Nueva Ecija University of Science and Technology, Doctor of Business Administration

 

  • Ramon Magsaysay Technological University, Doctor of Entrepreneurial Management

 

  • Romblon State College, Doctor of Humanities

 

  • Tarlac State University, Doctor of Public Administration

 

  • Wesleyan University-Philippines, Doctor of Humanities

 

  • Western Visayas College of Science and Technology, Doctor of Technology in Entrepreneurial Management

 

  • Pablo Borbon Memorial Institute of Technology, Doctor of Humanities

 

  • Politeknikong Unibersidad ng Pilipinas, Doctor in Public Administration

 

  • Sultan Kudarat Polytechnic State College, Doctor of Philosophy in Institutional Development and Management 

 

  • Bulacan Agricultural State College, Doctors of Philosophy in Agribusiness Management 

 

  • University of Rizal System Tanay, Doctor of Technology 

 

  • Mariano Marcos State University, Doctor of Humanities

 

  • Northwestern University (Laoag), Doctor of Humanities

 

  • The Philippine Women's University, Doctor of Laws