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 697 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 610 funds in the Allocation--50% to 70% Equity category.
Dynamic Asset Allocation Conservative Fund
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 240 funds in the Tactical Allocation category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 63 funds in the Tactical Allocation category.
5-year Morningstar RatingTM among 178 funds in the Tactical Allocation category.
Dynamic Asset Allocation Growth Fund
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 322 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 280 funds in the Allocation--70% to 85% Equity category.
Dynamic Risk Allocation Fund
Multi-Asset Absolute Return Fund
5-year Morningstar RatingTM among 179 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
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 97 funds in the Target-Date 2030 category.
RetirementReady 2035 Fund
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 68 funds in the Target-Date 2035 category.
5-year Morningstar RatingTM among 141 funds in the Target-Date 2035 category.
RetirementReady 2040 Fund
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 196 funds in the Target-Date 2040 category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 97 funds in the Target-Date 2040 category.
5-year Morningstar RatingTM among 155 funds in the Target-Date 2040 category.
RetirementReady 2045 Fund
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 184 funds in the Target-Date 2045 category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 67 funds in the Target-Date 2045 category.
5-year Morningstar RatingTM among 141 funds in the Target-Date 2045 category.
RetirementReady 2050 Fund
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 196 funds in the Target-Date 2050 category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 79 funds in the Target-Date 2050 category.
5-year Morningstar RatingTM among 155 funds in the Target-Date 2050 category.
RetirementReady 2055 Fund
5-year Morningstar RatingTM among 115 funds in the Target-Date 2055 category.
RetirementReady 2060 Fund