Brett S. Goldstein, CFA
Co-Chief Investment Officer, Global Asset Allocation
Mr. Goldstein is Co-Chief Investment Officer of Global Asset Allocation (GAA) and a member of Putnam's Operating Committee. In partnership with Co-CIO of GAA Robert J. Schoen, Mr. Goldstein oversees the strategy and positioning of Putnam's GAA products, including research, security selection, portfolio construction, and risk management. He also contributes extensively to retirement glide path research and GAA's target-date funds. Mr. Goldstein has been in the investment industry since he joined Putnam in 2010.
Mr. Goldstein is a portfolio manager of Putnam Dynamic Asset Allocation Funds (Growth, Balanced, and Conservative); Putnam Dynamic Risk Allocation Fund; Putnam Multi-Asset Absolute Return Fund; Putnam Retirement Advantage Funds; Putnam RetirementReady Funds; Putnam Total Return Fund; and Putnam 529 for America. Previously at Putnam, he was an Analyst and an Investment Associate in the GAA group.
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