Michael C. Petro, CFA

Portfolio Manager

Michael C. Petro, CFA


Mr. Petro is the Portfolio Manager of Putnam's small-cap value strategies. He is responsible for the overall strategy and positioning of Putnam's small-cap value products. Mr. Petro joined Putnam in 2002 and has been in the investment industry since 1999.

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Years in the industry: 23
Years at Putnam Investments: 20

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


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