Brett S. Kozlowski, CFA

Portfolio Manager

Mr. Kozlowski is a Portfolio Manager in the Fixed Income group, specializing in structured credit products. He is a Portfolio Manager of Putnam Diversified Income Trust, Putnam Income Fund, Putnam Master Intermediate Income Trust, Putnam Mortgage Securities Fund, Putnam Premier Income Trust, Putnam Short Duration Bond Fund, and several institutional client portfolios. His responsibilities include developing investment strategies within securitized sectors such as agency mortgage-backed securities (MBS), non-agency residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS), commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS), and asset-backed securities. Mr. Kozlowski joined Putnam in 2008 and has been in the investment industry since 1997.

Funds managed

Fact sheet Annual Semi-annual Compare
Diversified Income Trust
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 269 funds in the Nontraditional Bond category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 64 funds in the Nontraditional Bond category.
3-year Morningstar RatingTM among 269 funds in the Nontraditional Bond category.
Income Fund
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 549 funds in the Intermediate Core-Plus Bond category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 337 funds in the Intermediate Core-Plus Bond category.
3-year Morningstar RatingTM among 549 funds in the Intermediate Core-Plus Bond category.
Mortgage Securities Fund
Short Duration Bond Fund
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 481 funds in the Short-Term Bond category.
5-year Morningstar RatingTM among 425 funds in the Short-Term Bond category.
3-year Morningstar RatingTM among 481 funds in the Short-Term Bond category.

Blog posts

Securitized debt: Building blocks of a diversified portfolio

January 24, 2019

Securitized debt may be used to create a diversified portfolio through various risk exposures


The unrecognized diversification profile of securitized debt

July 11, 2018

Securitized debt may be less familiar to many institutions, but it offers the diversification and potential performance profile that many of them seek.