Renato Donato ’76
Renato Donato ’76 fully retired from the staff of the New York State Senate as of January 2019. He retired with 33 years of New York state and four years of federal government service. He served as the legislative director to Congressman Donald J. Mitchell, 31 C.D., New York State in Washington, D.C., and subsequently worked in the New York State Assembly, Senate and executive branch in various capacities. Under Governor George Pataki he was appointed New York State deputy secretary of state for business and licensing and also as the deputy executive commissioner of the New York
State Department of Motor Vehicles. While at the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles, he temporarily served as the acting commissioner of the department. He and his wife, Patricia, live in Guilderland, New York.