Jason R. Vaillancourt, CFA

Co-Head of Global Asset Allocation

Jason R. Vaillancourt, CFA


Mr. Vaillancourt is a Co-Head of Global Asset Allocation (GAA). 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. In addition, Mr. Vaillancourt is a portfolio manager of Putnam's target-date, traditional asset allocation, multi-asset absolute return, and total return strategies. He joined Putnam in 1999 and has been in the investment industry since 1993.

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Years in the industry: 29
Years at Putnam Investments: 23

  • Fidelity Investments, Research Associate, Taxable Fixed Income, 1996–1998
  • Independence Investment Associates, Assistant Portfolio Manager, 1993–1996


  • University of Chicago, Booth School of Business, M.B.A.
  • Northeastern University, B.S.