Jason R. Vaillancourt,CFA

Co-Head of Global Asset Allocation

Mr. Vaillancourt is Co-Head of Global Asset Allocation (GAA). In partnership with the other GAA Co-Heads, he directs the overall strategy and positioning of Putnam’s GAA products. He is responsible for the research that drives the top-down views of GAA portfolios, including asset class, region, and sector decisions. His work also contributes to Putnam’s Capital Markets Outlook. Mr. Vaillancourt is a portfolio manager of Putnam Dynamic Asset Allocation Funds (Balanced, Conservative, and Growth); Putnam Dynamic Risk Allocation Fund; Putnam Multi-Asset Absolute Return Fund; Putnam Multi-Asset Model Portfolios; Putnam Retirement Advantage Funds; Putnam RetirementReady Funds; Putnam Total Return Fund; and Putnam 529 for America. He joined Putnam in 1999 and has been in the investment industry since 1993.

Funds managed

Fact sheet Annual Semi annual
Dynamic Asset Allocation Balanced Fund
Dynamic Asset Allocation Conservative Fund
Dynamic Asset Allocation Growth Fund
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 307 funds in the Allocation--70% to 85% Equity category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 185 funds in the Allocation--70% to 85% Equity category.
Dynamic Risk Allocation Fund
Multi-Asset Absolute Return Fund
Retirement Advantage 2025 Fund
Retirement Advantage 2030 Fund
Retirement Advantage 2035 Fund
Retirement Advantage 2040 Fund
Retirement Advantage 2045 Fund
Retirement Advantage 2050 Fund
Retirement Advantage 2055 Fund
Retirement Advantage 2060 Fund
Retirement Advantage 2065 Fund
Retirement Advantage Maturity Fund
RetirementReady 2025 Fund
RetirementReady 2030 Fund
RetirementReady 2035 Fund
RetirementReady 2040 Fund
RetirementReady 2045 Fund
RetirementReady 2050 Fund
RetirementReady 2055 Fund
RetirementReady 2060 Fund
RetirementReady 2065 Fund
RetirementReady Maturity Fund

College Savings Funds

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 2020
Putnam 529 Age-Based 2021
Putnam 529 Age-Based Graduate
Putnam 529 Aggressive Growth
Putnam 529 Balanced
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 Large Cap Value
Putnam 529 Multi-Asset Absolute Return
Putnam 529 Small Cap Value


Capital Markets Outlook

Q2 2020

Analysis of current market themes and asset class opportunities from investment leaders across Putnam.

Blog posts

Market volatility returns to "old" normal


Our outlook for stock market volatility sees the levels reached in 2018 continuing, in part because these levels were close to the long-term norm.

Watch the euro as Italy votes


We are watching the referendum in Italy this weekend for yet another existential crisis for the euro.

Italy's bank troubles challenge EU


Troubled banks in Italy pose a new challenge to the EU, one that has been compounded by the U.K.'s vote in favor of Brexit.