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.
In addition, he is a portfolio manager for 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 RetirementReady® Funds; Putnam Retirement Income Fund Lifestyle 1; Putnam’s Total Return institutional portfolio; and Putnam’s 529 college savings plan. Previously at Putnam, Mr. Kea served as an Accountant for international funds. He joined Putnam in 1989 and has been in the investment industry since 1988.