Garrett L. Hamilton, CFA

Portfolio Manager

Mr. Hamilton is a Portfolio Manager in the Tax Exempt Fixed Income group. He is responsible for managing a number of Putnam's single-state municipal bond and tax-exempt income funds, including Putnam Short-Term Municipal Income Fund and Putnam Intermediate-Term Municipal Income Fund. He joined Putnam in 2016 and has been in the investment industry since 2006.

Products managed

Fact sheet Annual Semi annual Compare
California Tax Exempt Income Fund
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 92 funds in the Muni California Long category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 61 funds in the Muni California Long category.
5-year Morningstar RatingTM among 76 funds in the Muni California Long category.
3-year Morningstar RatingTM among 92 funds in the Muni California Long category.
Intermediate-Term Municipal Income Fund
Massachusetts Tax Exempt Income Fund
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 44 funds in the Muni Massachusetts category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 34 funds in the Muni Massachusetts category.
5-year Morningstar RatingTM among 40 funds in the Muni Massachusetts category.
3-year Morningstar RatingTM among 44 funds in the Muni Massachusetts category.
Minnesota Tax Exempt Income Fund
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 42 funds in the Muni Minnesota category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 30 funds in the Muni Minnesota category.
5-year Morningstar RatingTM among 37 funds in the Muni Minnesota category.
New Jersey Tax Exempt Income Fund
5-year Morningstar RatingTM among 42 funds in the Muni New Jersey category.
New York Tax Exempt Income Fund
Ohio Tax Exempt Income Fund
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 26 funds in the Muni Ohio category.
5-year Morningstar RatingTM among 24 funds in the Muni Ohio category.
3-year Morningstar RatingTM among 26 funds in the Muni Ohio category.
Pennsylvania Tax Exempt Income Fund
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 50 funds in the Muni Pennsylvania category.
5-year Morningstar RatingTM among 46 funds in the Muni Pennsylvania category.
3-year Morningstar RatingTM among 50 funds in the Muni Pennsylvania category.
Short-Term Municipal Income Fund
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 206 funds in the Muni National Short category.
5-year Morningstar RatingTM among 181 funds in the Muni National Short category.
Strategic Intermediate Municipal Fund
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 256 funds in the Muni National Interm category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 166 funds in the Muni National Interm category.
5-year Morningstar RatingTM among 223 funds in the Muni National Interm category.
3-year Morningstar RatingTM among 256 funds in the Muni National Interm category.
Tax Exempt Income Fund
5-year Morningstar RatingTM among 122 funds in the Muni National Long category.
Tax-Free High Yield Fund
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 183 funds in the High Yield Muni category.
5-year Morningstar RatingTM among 152 funds in the High Yield Muni category.
3-year Morningstar RatingTM among 183 funds in the High Yield Muni category.

Closed End Funds

Managed Municipal Income Trust
Municipal Opportunities Trust

Blog posts

State financial health adds to muni appeal

6/30/2021

State financial health has improved as tax receipts rebound and states receive sizable federal aid.


If taxes go higher, will munis be hurt?

5/11/2021

The Administration's recent plan would increase the highest marginal income tax rate but would not likely impact muni yields.


American Rescue Plan strengthens state and local finances

4/7/2021

The American Rescue Plan Act provides billions in federal stimulus to states and local governments.