Michael C. Petro, CFA

Portfolio Manager

Michael C. Petro, CFA


Mr. Petro is the Portfolio Manager of Putnam's Small Cap Value and BDC Income strategies. He is responsible for the overall strategy and positioning of Putnam’s small-cap value and BDC (business development company) capabilities. Mr. Petro joined Putnam in 2002 and has been in the investment industry since 1999.

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Years in the industry: 24
Years at Putnam Investments: 21

  • RBC Capital Markets (formerly Dain Rauscher Wessels), Senior Research Associate, 1999–2001
  • Quickware Engineering & Design, LLC, Principal Engineer, 1989–1999


  • University of Michigan, M.S.
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, B.S.