Jason R. Vaillancourt,CFA

Co-Head of Global Asset Allocation

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

Funds managed

Fact sheet Annual Semi-annual Compare
Dynamic Asset Allocation Balanced Fund
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 666 funds in the Allocation--50% to 70% Equity category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 431 funds in the Allocation--50% to 70% Equity category.
5-year Morningstar RatingTM among 585 funds in the Allocation--50% to 70% Equity category.
Dynamic Asset Allocation Conservative Fund
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 487 funds in the Allocation--30% to 50% Equity category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 262 funds in the Allocation--30% to 50% Equity category.
5-year Morningstar RatingTM among 393 funds in the Allocation--30% to 50% Equity category.
Dynamic Asset Allocation Growth Fund
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 307 funds in the Allocation--70% to 85% Equity category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 195 funds in the Allocation--70% to 85% Equity category.
5-year Morningstar RatingTM among 274 funds in the Allocation--70% to 85% Equity category.
3-year Morningstar RatingTM among 307 funds in the Allocation--70% to 85% Equity category.
Dynamic Risk Allocation Fund
Multi-Asset Absolute Return Fund
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 260 funds in the Multialternative category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 59 funds in the Multialternative category.
5-year Morningstar RatingTM among 175 funds in the Multialternative category.
3-year Morningstar RatingTM among 260 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
RetirementReady 2040 Fund
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 92 funds in the Target-Date 2040 category.
RetirementReady 2045 Fund
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 74 funds in the Target-Date 2045 category.
RetirementReady 2050 Fund
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 192 funds in the Target-Date 2050 category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 74 funds in the Target-Date 2050 category.
RetirementReady 2055 Fund
RetirementReady 2060 Fund

Whitepapers

Capital Markets Outlook

17-Oct

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.