Robert J. Schoen

Chief Investment Officer, Global Asset Allocation

Mr. Schoen is Chief Investment Officer, Global Asset Allocation, and a member of Putnam's Operating Committee. He is responsible for the overall strategy and positioning of Putnam's global asset allocation (GAA) products. His responsibilities include the research that drives equity security selection strategies, portfolio construction, and risk management for GAA portfolios. His work contributes to Putnam's Capital Markets Outlook. In addition, Mr. Schoen is a portfolio manager of Putnam Dynamic Asset Allocation Funds (Growth, Balanced, and Conservative); Putnam Dynamic Risk Allocation Fund; Putnam Multi-Asset Absolute Return Fund; Putnam RetirementReady® Funds; Putnam Retirement Income Fund Lifestyle 1; and Putnam's 529 college savings plan. Previously at Putnam, Mr. Schoen served as a Co-Head of GAA, Head of the Quantitative Models group, and as an Analyst for GAA. Mr. Schoen joined Putnam in 1997 and has been in the investment industry since 1990.

Funds managed

Fact sheet Annual Semi annual
Dynamic Asset Allocation Balanced Fund
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 690 funds in the Allocation--50% to 70% Equity category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 439 funds in the Allocation--50% to 70% Equity category.
5-year Morningstar RatingTM among 601 funds in the Allocation--50% to 70% Equity category.
Dynamic Asset Allocation Conservative Fund
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 488 funds in the Allocation--30% to 50% Equity category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 268 funds in the Allocation--30% to 50% Equity category.
5-year Morningstar RatingTM among 386 funds in the Allocation--30% to 50% Equity category.
Dynamic Asset Allocation Growth Fund
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 326 funds in the Allocation--70% to 85% Equity category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 195 funds in the Allocation--70% to 85% Equity category.
5-year Morningstar RatingTM among 285 funds in the Allocation--70% to 85% Equity category.
3-year Morningstar RatingTM among 326 funds in the Allocation--70% to 85% Equity category.
Dynamic Risk Allocation Fund
Multi-Asset Absolute Return Fund
5-year Morningstar RatingTM among 178 funds in the Multialternative category.
Retirement Income Fund Lifestyle 1
RetirementReady 2020 Fund
RetirementReady 2025 Fund
RetirementReady 2030 Fund
RetirementReady 2035 Fund
RetirementReady 2040 Fund
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 96 funds in the Target-Date 2040 category.
RetirementReady 2045 Fund
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 68 funds in the Target-Date 2045 category.
RetirementReady 2050 Fund
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 194 funds in the Target-Date 2050 category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 78 funds in the Target-Date 2050 category.
RetirementReady 2055 Fund
RetirementReady 2060 Fund

College Savings Funds

Putnam 529 Age-Based 1998
Putnam 529 Age-Based 1999
Putnam 529 Age-Based 2000
Putnam 529 Age-Based 2001
Putnam 529 Age-Based 2002
Putnam 529 Age-Based 2003
Putnam 529 Age-Based 2004
Putnam 529 Age-Based 2005
Putnam 529 Age-Based 2006
Putnam 529 Age-Based 2007
Putnam 529 Age-Based 2008
Putnam 529 Age-Based 2009
Putnam 529 Age-Based 2010
Putnam 529 Age-Based 2011
Putnam 529 Age-Based 2012
Putnam 529 Age-Based 2013
Putnam 529 Age-Based 2014
Putnam 529 Age-Based 2015
Putnam 529 Age-Based 2016
Putnam 529 Age-Based 2017
Putnam 529 Age-Based 2018
Putnam 529 Age-Based 2019
Putnam 529 Age-Based Graduate
Putnam 529 Aggressive Growth
Putnam 529 Balanced
Putnam 529 Equity Income
Putnam 529 Fixed Income Absolute Return
Putnam 529 Government Money Market
Putnam 529 Growth
Putnam 529 Growth Opportunities
Putnam 529 High Yield
Putnam 529 Income
Putnam 529 Multi-Asset Absolute Return
Putnam 529 Small Cap Value