Michael J. Lima, CFA

Portfolio Manager, Analyst

Michael J. Lima, CFA


Mr. Lima is a Portfolio Manager and an Analyst on the Credit Research team in the Fixed Income group. He is a Portfolio Manager of Putnam's Money Market, Short Duration Bond, Short Term Investment, and Ultra Short Duration Income strategies as well as preferred securities mandates. As an Analyst, Mr. Lima is responsible for conducting fundamental analysis, developing insights on material sustainability issues, assessing valuations, and making buy/sell recommendations for companies in the global financials sector, which impact multiple fixed-income strategies. He has been in the investment industry since he joined Putnam in 1997.

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Years in the industry: 25
Years at Putnam Investments: 25


  • Boston College, B.S., Economics