Putnam Coes

Rufus Putnam Coes
Occupation Chief Operating Officer
Employer Paulson & Co.
Location New York, NY
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Rufus Putnam Coes [1] is chief operating officer of Paulson & Co., an investment management firm that specializes in global merger and event arbitrage. Coes also is vice chairman of the board of directors of the Managed Funds Association.[2]


Prior to Paulson, Coes was a managing director with Morgan Stanley [3], and before Morgan Stanley, a manager with Marakon Associates. Coes also served in various policy and management roles in the administration of President George H.W. Bush.


Coes earned his B.A. in Political Science from Trinity College and his MBA from the Yale School of Management [4]


  1. Companies. Business Week.
  2. Board of Directors. Managed Funds Association.
  3. R. Putnam Coes. Freebase.com.
  4. Alumni Leaders. Yale School of Management.
Last modified on 2 May 2017, at 04:50