Jason R. Vaillancourt, CFA

Mr. Vaillancourt is Co-Head of the Global Asset Allocation group. In partnership with 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. He is also a Portfolio Manager of Putnam Absolute Return 500 Fund®, Putnam Absolute Return 700 Fund®, Putnam Dynamic Asset Allocation Funds (Balanced, Conservative, and Growth), Putnam Dynamic Risk Allocation Fund, Putnam Retirement Income Lifestyle Funds, Putnam RetirementReady® Funds, Putnam’s Total Return institutional portfolio, and Putnam's 529 college savings plan. He joined Putnam in 2000, has been in the investment industry since 1993.



Company Title Period
Independence Investment Associates Assistant Portfolio Manager 1993-1996
Fidelity Investments Research Associate, Taxable Fixed Income 1996-1998