Joanne M. Driscoll, CFA

Head of Short Term Liquid Markets

Ms. Driscoll is the Head of Short Term Liquid Markets in the Fixed Income group. She is responsible for the oversight of the investment strategies and management of short duration products along with SEC Rule 2a-7 mandated portfolios and other cash assets. Ms. Driscoll also oversees Putnam's Trading Operations team. She is a Portfolio Manager of Putnam Government Money Market Fund, Putnam Money Market Fund, Putnam Short Duration Bond Fund, and Putnam Ultra Short Duration Income Fund. Ms. Driscoll is a member of the Putnam Benefits Investment Committee. She joined Putnam in 1995 and has been in the investment industry since 1992.

Mutual Funds

Fact sheet Annual Semi annual
Government Money Market Fund
Money Market Fund
Short Duration Bond Fund
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 547 funds in the Short-Term Bond category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 341 funds in the Short-Term Bond category.
5-year Morningstar RatingTM among 483 funds in the Short-Term Bond category.
3-year Morningstar RatingTM among 547 funds in the Short-Term Bond category.
Ultra Short Duration Income Fund
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 215 funds in the Ultrashort Bond category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 95 funds in the Ultrashort Bond category.
5-year Morningstar RatingTM among 180 funds in the Ultrashort Bond category.
3-year Morningstar RatingTM among 215 funds in the Ultrashort Bond category.

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