Robert J. Kea, CFA

Mr. Kea is a 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. In this role, he is accountable for top-down equity views in GAA portfolios, and his work contributes to Putnam’s Capital Market’s Outlook. He is also Portfolio Manager of Putnam Absolute Return 500 Fund®; Putnam Absolute Return 700 Fund®; Putnam Dynamic Asset Allocation Funds (Growth, Balanced, and Conservative); Putnam Dynamic Risk Allocation Fund; Putnam Retirement Income Lifestyle Funds; Putnam Retirement Ready Funds; Putnam’s Total Return institutional portfolio; and Putnam’s 529 college savings plan. He joined Putnam in 1989 and has been in the investment industry since 1988.



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State Street Bank Accountant 1988-1989