James A. Fetch

Co-Head of Global Asset Allocation

Mr. Fetch is a Co-Head of Global Asset Allocation. In partnership with other GAA Co-Heads, he is responsible for overall strategy and positioning of Putnam’s GAA products. He is accountable for portfolio construction and risk management of GAA portfolios, and his work contributes to Putnam’s Capital Markets Outlook. Since 2008, Mr. Fetch also has served as a portfolio manager of Putnam Dynamic Asset Allocation Funds (Balanced, Conservative, and Growth); Putnam Dynamic Risk Allocation Fund; Putnam Multi-Asset Absolute Return Fund; Putnam RetirementReady® Funds; Putnam Retirement Income Fund Lifestyle 1; Putnam’s Total Return institutional portfolio; and Putnam’s 529 college savings plan. Mr. Fetch has been in the investment industry since he first joined Putnam in 1994. After leaving to complete his M.B.A., he rejoined the firm in 2000.

Funds managed

Fact sheet Annual Semi-annual Compare
Dynamic Asset Allocation Balanced Fund
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 694 funds in the Allocation--50% to 70% Equity category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 440 funds in the Allocation--50% to 70% Equity category.
5-year Morningstar RatingTM among 603 funds in the Allocation--50% to 70% Equity category.
Dynamic Asset Allocation Conservative Fund
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 238 funds in the Tactical Allocation category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 63 funds in the Tactical Allocation category.
5-year Morningstar RatingTM among 179 funds in the Tactical Allocation category.
Dynamic Asset Allocation Growth Fund
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 325 funds in the Allocation--70% to 85% Equity category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 196 funds in the Allocation--70% to 85% Equity category.
5-year Morningstar RatingTM among 285 funds in the Allocation--70% to 85% Equity category.
3-year Morningstar RatingTM among 325 funds in the Allocation--70% to 85% Equity category.
Dynamic Risk Allocation Fund
Multi-Asset Absolute Return Fund
5-year Morningstar RatingTM among 177 funds in the Multialternative category.
Retirement Advantage 2020 Fund
Retirement Advantage 2025 Fund
Retirement Advantage 2030 Fund
Retirement Advantage 2035 Fund
Retirement Advantage 2040 Fund
Retirement Advantage 2045 Fund
Retirement Advantage 2050 Fund
Retirement Advantage 2055 Fund
Retirement Advantage 2060 Fund
Retirement Advantage Maturity Fund
Retirement Income Fund Lifestyle 1
RetirementReady 2020 Fund
RetirementReady 2025 Fund
RetirementReady 2030 Fund
RetirementReady 2035 Fund
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 69 funds in the Target-Date 2035 category.
RetirementReady 2040 Fund
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 96 funds in the Target-Date 2040 category.
RetirementReady 2045 Fund
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 182 funds in the Target-Date 2045 category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 68 funds in the Target-Date 2045 category.
5-year Morningstar RatingTM among 142 funds in the Target-Date 2045 category.
RetirementReady 2050 Fund
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 194 funds in the Target-Date 2050 category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 78 funds in the Target-Date 2050 category.
5-year Morningstar RatingTM among 156 funds in the Target-Date 2050 category.
RetirementReady 2055 Fund
5-year Morningstar RatingTM among 119 funds in the Target-Date 2055 category.
RetirementReady 2060 Fund