James A. Fetch

Co-Head of Global Asset Allocation

Mr. Fetch is a Co-Head of Global Asset Allocation (GAA). He is responsible for portfolio construction and risk management of GAA portfolios. His work also contributes to Putnam’s Capital Markets Outlook. In addition, Mr. Fetch is a member of Putnam’s Diversity Advisory Council. He has been in the investment industry since he joined Putnam in 1994. After leaving in 1998 to complete his M.B.A., Mr. Fetch rejoined the firm in 2000. Mr. Fetch is 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 Multi-Asset Model Portfolios; Putnam Retirement Advantage Funds; Putnam RetirementReady Funds; Putnam Total Return Fund; and Putnam 529 for America. Previously at Putnam, he served as a Portfolio Manager, an Analyst, and an Investment Associate in the GAA group.

Mutual Funds

Fact sheet Annual Semi annual
Dynamic Asset Allocation Balanced Fund
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 665 funds in the Allocation--50% to 70% Equity category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 433 funds in the Allocation--50% to 70% Equity category.
Dynamic Asset Allocation Conservative Fund
Dynamic Asset Allocation Growth Fund
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 293 funds in the Allocation--70% to 85% Equity category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 195 funds in the Allocation--70% to 85% Equity category.
Dynamic Risk Allocation Fund
Multi-Asset Absolute Return Fund
Retirement Advantage 2025 Fund
Retirement Advantage 2025 Trust
Retirement Advantage 2030 Fund
Retirement Advantage 2030 Trust
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 93 funds in the Target-Date 2030 category.
Retirement Advantage 2035 Fund
Retirement Advantage 2035 Trust
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 200 funds in the Target-Date 2035 category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 85 funds in the Target-Date 2035 category.
Retirement Advantage 2040 Fund
Retirement Advantage 2040 Trust
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 202 funds in the Target-Date 2040 category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 93 funds in the Target-Date 2040 category.
Retirement Advantage 2045 Fund
Retirement Advantage 2045 Trust
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 200 funds in the Target-Date 2045 category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 84 funds in the Target-Date 2045 category.
Retirement Advantage 2050 Fund
Retirement Advantage 2050 Trust
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 202 funds in the Target-Date 2050 category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 85 funds in the Target-Date 2050 category.
Retirement Advantage 2055 Fund
Retirement Advantage 2055 Trust
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 200 funds in the Target-Date 2055 category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 64 funds in the Target-Date 2055 category.
Retirement Advantage 2060 Fund
Retirement Advantage 2060 Trust
Retirement Advantage 2065 Fund
Retirement Advantage 2065 Trust
Retirement Advantage Maturity Fund
Retirement Advantage Maturity Trust
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 151 funds in the Target-Date Retirement category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 78 funds in the Target-Date Retirement category.
5-year Morningstar RatingTM among 126 funds in the Target-Date Retirement category.
3-year Morningstar RatingTM among 151 funds in the Target-Date Retirement category.
RetirementReady 2025 Fund
RetirementReady 2030 Fund
RetirementReady 2035 Fund
RetirementReady 2040 Fund
RetirementReady 2045 Fund
RetirementReady 2050 Fund
RetirementReady 2055 Fund
RetirementReady 2060 Fund
RetirementReady 2065 Fund
RetirementReady Maturity Fund

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