Paul D. Scanlon, CFA

Co-Head of Fixed Income

Paul D. Scanlon, CFA


Mr. Scanlon is a Co-Head of Fixed Income, specializing in global credit and tax-exempt strategies. He is responsible for managing all facets of the corporate credit investment process and overseeing Putnam's tax-exempt team. In addition, he is accountable for the research, trading, and creation of stand-alone corporate credit portfolios as well as a number of multi-sector strategies. He is also a portfolio manager of U.S. high-yield, European high-yield, global high-yield, floating-rate loan, and investment-grade corporate-credit strategies, as well as core, core-global, core-plus, global-government, and fixed income global alpha strategies. Mr. Scanlon joined Putnam in 1999 and has been in the investment industry since 1986.

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Years in the industry: 34
Years at Putnam Investments: 21

  • Olympus Health Care Group, Senior Vice President, 1997–1999
  • Fidelity Investments, Senior Analyst, Fixed Income Division, 1992–1997
  • National Westminster Bank, Assistant Treasurer, Corporate Finance, 1986–1990


  • University of Chicago, M.B.A.
  • Colgate University, B.A.