Brendan T. Murray

Senior Investment Director, Global Asset Allocation

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

Blog posts

The persistency of multi-asset fund alpha


Quantitative analysis indicates that alpha generated by multi-asset managers may have persistency, both positive and negative, up to a year.

How alts have performed in the long run


Comparing the long-term returns and volatility of alternative investments can provide clues on their potential for diversifying a portfolio.

Shedding light on alternatives


Classifying alternative investment strategies by objective can help to illuminate the benefits they offer to portfolio diversification.