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 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

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

January 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

November 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

July 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.