Jason R. Vaillancourt, CFA

Co-Head of Global Asset Allocation

Mr. Vaillancourt is Co-Head of Global Asset Allocation. In partnership with the other GAA Co-Heads, he is responsible for the overall strategy and positioning of Putnam’s GAA products, and the research that drives the top-down views of GAA portfolios, including asset class, region, and sector decisions. In addition, his work contributes to Putnam’s Capital Markets Outlook. Mr. Vaillancourt is also 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 RetirementReady® Funds; Putnam Retirement Income Fund Lifestyle 1; Putnam’s Total Return institutional portfolio; and Putnam’s 529 college savings plan. 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
overall Morningstar rating among 671 funds in the Allocation--50% to 70% Equity category.
10-year Morningstar rating among 440 funds in the Allocation--50% to 70% Equity category.
5-year Morningstar rating among 616 funds in the Allocation--50% to 70% Equity category.
3-year Morningstar rating among 671 funds in the Allocation--50% to 70% Equity category.
Dynamic Asset Allocation Conservative Fund
overall Morningstar rating among 245 funds in the Tactical Allocation category.
10-year Morningstar rating among 77 funds in the Tactical Allocation category.
5-year Morningstar rating among 182 funds in the Tactical Allocation category.
Dynamic Asset Allocation Growth Fund
overall Morningstar rating among 314 funds in the Allocation--70% to 85% Equity category.
10-year Morningstar rating among 204 funds in the Allocation--70% to 85% Equity category.
5-year Morningstar rating among 275 funds in the Allocation--70% to 85% Equity category.
3-year Morningstar rating among 314 funds in the Allocation--70% to 85% Equity category.
Dynamic Risk Allocation Fund
Multi-Asset Absolute Return Fund
overall Morningstar rating among 288 funds in the Multialternative category.
5-year Morningstar rating among 148 funds in the Multialternative category.
3-year Morningstar rating among 288 funds in the Multialternative category.
Retirement Income Fund Lifestyle 1
RetirementReady 2020 Fund
RetirementReady 2025 Fund
RetirementReady 2030 Fund
RetirementReady 2035 Fund
10-year Morningstar rating among 67 funds in the Target-Date 2035 category.
RetirementReady 2040 Fund
overall Morningstar rating among 191 funds in the Target-Date 2040 category.
10-year Morningstar rating among 95 funds in the Target-Date 2040 category.
5-year Morningstar rating among 149 funds in the Target-Date 2040 category.
RetirementReady 2045 Fund
overall Morningstar rating among 171 funds in the Target-Date 2045 category.
10-year Morningstar rating among 66 funds in the Target-Date 2045 category.
5-year Morningstar rating among 132 funds in the Target-Date 2045 category.
RetirementReady 2050 Fund
overall Morningstar rating among 186 funds in the Target-Date 2050 category.
10-year Morningstar rating among 66 funds in the Target-Date 2050 category.
5-year Morningstar rating among 144 funds in the Target-Date 2050 category.
RetirementReady 2055 Fund
overall Morningstar rating among 169 funds in the Target-Date 2055 category.
5-year Morningstar rating among 105 funds in the Target-Date 2055 category.
RetirementReady 2060 Fund

College Savings Funds

Putnam 529 Age-Based 1997
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 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 2017
Putnam 529 Age-Based 2018
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

Whitepapers

Capital Markets Outlook

17-Oct

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


Blog posts

Watch the euro as Italy votes

11/29/2016

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


Italy's bank troubles challenge EU

7/28/2016

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.


Constrained credit threatens growth

2/23/2016

Stock market rallies often need to climb a wall of worry, and we see that wall getting higher.