Jason R. Vaillancourt,CFA

Co-Head of Global Asset Allocation

Mr. Vaillancourt is Co-Head of Global Asset Allocation (GAA). In partnership with the other GAA Co-Heads, he directs the overall strategy and positioning of Putnam’s GAA products. He is responsible for the research that drives the top-down views of GAA portfolios, including asset class, region, and sector decisions. His work also contributes to Putnam’s Capital Markets Outlook. Mr. Vaillancourt 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. He joined Putnam in 1999 and has been in the investment industry since 1993.

Products managed

Fact sheet Annual Semi-annual Compare
Dynamic Asset Allocation Balanced Fund
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 659 funds in the Allocation--50% to 70% Equity category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 428 funds in the Allocation--50% to 70% Equity category.
Dynamic Asset Allocation Conservative Fund
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 480 funds in the Allocation--30% to 50% Equity category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 272 funds in the Allocation--30% to 50% Equity category.
Dynamic Asset Allocation Growth Fund
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 287 funds in the Allocation--70% to 85% Equity category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 183 funds in the Allocation--70% to 85% Equity category.
5-year Morningstar RatingTM among 262 funds in the Allocation--70% to 85% Equity category.
Dynamic Risk Allocation Fund
Multi-Asset Absolute Return Fund
Retirement Advantage 2025 Trust
Retirement Advantage 2030 Trust
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 85 funds in the Target-Date 2030 category.
Retirement Advantage 2035 Trust
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 86 funds in the Target-Date 2035 category.
Retirement Advantage 2040 Trust
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 193 funds in the Target-Date 2040 category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 85 funds in the Target-Date 2040 category.
Retirement Advantage 2045 Trust
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 191 funds in the Target-Date 2045 category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 85 funds in the Target-Date 2045 category.
Retirement Advantage 2050 Trust
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 193 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 153 funds in the Target-Date 2050 category.
Retirement Advantage 2055 Trust
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 191 funds in the Target-Date 2055 category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 63 funds in the Target-Date 2055 category.
5-year Morningstar RatingTM among 146 funds in the Target-Date 2055 category.
Retirement Advantage 2060 Trust
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 176 funds in the Target-Date 2060 category.
5-year Morningstar RatingTM among 109 funds in the Target-Date 2060 category.
Retirement Advantage 2065 Trust
Retirement Advantage Maturity Trust
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 140 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 116 funds in the Target-Date Retirement category.
3-year Morningstar RatingTM among 140 funds in the Target-Date Retirement category.
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 2065 Fund
Retirement Advantage Maturity Fund
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

Whitepapers

Capital Markets Outlook

Q2 2020

Analysis of current market themes and asset class opportunities from investment leaders across Putnam.


Blog posts

Market volatility returns to "old" normal

1/28/2019

Our outlook for stock market volatility sees the levels reached in 2018 continuing, in part because these levels were close to the long-term norm.


Watch the euro as Italy votes

11/29/2016

We are watching the referendum in Italy this weekend for yet another existential crisis for the euro.


Italy's bank troubles challenge EU

7/28/2016

Troubled banks in Italy pose a new challenge to the EU, one that has been compounded by the U.K.'s vote in favor of Brexit.