Seamus S. Young, CFA

Senior Investment Director, Team Leader

Mr. Young is a Senior Investment Director and Team Leader in the Global Investment Strategies group, specializing in Fixed Income products. He is responsible for communicating investment performance, positioning, and strategy; performing competitive analysis; gathering intelligence on trends in the global marketplace; and developing and launching new products. In addition, Mr. Young is a member of the Portfolio Solutions Group and a portfolio manager of Putnam's Multi-Asset Model Portfolios. He has been in the investment industry since he joined Putnam in 2009. Previously at Putnam, Mr. Young was a Senior Investment Director, specializing in Global Asset Allocation (GAA) products. Earlier, he served as a GAA Investment Product Analyst and an Associate Consultant for Putnam Retail Management. Mr. Young holds his Series 7 and 63 licenses with FINRA.

Model Portfolios

Putnam Aggressive Growth Model
Putnam Growth Model
Putnam Balanced Growth Model
Putnam Conservative Growth Model
Putnam Balanced Income Model
Putnam Income Model

More from the Asset Allocation team

Driving with the rearview mirror

With the economic outlook causing wide-ranging debate, we consider what stock and bond valuations indicate.

More »

Why favor higher quality as credit squeeze tightens

Prudent credit selection is paramount as the Fed juggles monetary policy and financial security. Get Putnam’s insights on the SLOOS and the tightening credit squeeze.

More »

How an active target-date strategy can navigate interest-rate risk

Active managers are in a unique position to manage risks in target-date strategies.

More »

Are bonds too risky right now?

With historical context in mind, we argue that the fear surrounding rising rates and their impact on bonds and retirement portfolios is likely overblown.

More »