Rochester, N.Y.- A health and human services provider is expanding in Pittsford and creating more than 300 new jobs.
Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Monday that Maximus Federal Services will invest nearly $1.7 million to expand its Medicare Appeals back office operation, retaining 159 at-risk jobs and creating 308 new jobs over the next five years.
Maximus, a health and human services provider, is expanding into a larger facility to accommodate its existing employment base, as well as its anticipated growth.
The company will invest more than a million dollars in furniture, fixtures and equipment over a two year period. Empire State Development will provide up to $2 million in Excelsior Jobs Program tax credits over the next five years for the expansion. Monroe County will also provide $202,264 in tax abatements.
In a statement, Governor Andrew Cuomo said, "The expansion of Maximus means more jobs for Monroe County and another big investment by a leading international company choosing to stay and grow in New York.”