Brendan T. Murray

Head of Global Investment Strategies

Mr. Murray is a Senior Investment Director in the Global Investment Strategies group, specializing in Global Asset Allocation products. He is a portfolio manager of Putnam Multi-Asset Model Portfolios. Mr. Murray is responsible for developing and launching new products; defining product messaging for existing products; providing ongoing marketing and sales support; interpreting and communicating performance, positioning, and strategy to existing clients; and gathering market intelligence on trends in the global marketplace. Previously at Putnam, he served as Investment Director and Team Leader in the Fixed Income group. He has been in the investment industry since he joined Putnam in 2002. Mr. Murray holds his Series 7, 24, and 63 licenses with FINRA.

Model Portfolios

Putnam Aggressive Growth Model
Putnam Growth Model
Putnam Balanced Growth Model
Putnam Conservative Growth Model
Putnam Balanced Income Model
Putnam Income Model

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