Robert J. Schoen
Co-Chief Investment Officer, Global Asset Allocation
Mr. Schoen is a portfolio manager of Putnam Dynamic Asset Allocation Funds (Growth, Balanced, and Conservative); Putnam Multi-Asset Income Fund; Putnam Multi-Asset Model Portfolios; Putnam Retirement Advantage Funds; Putnam Sustainable Retirement Funds; and Putnam 529 for America. Previously at Putnam, he served as a Co-Head of GAA, Head of the Quantitative Models group, and an Analyst in the GAA group.
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