NY Post --Bank of New York Mellon headquarters to Brookfield Place

Bank of New York Mellon, in a move that boosts the already-improving fortunes of Lower Manhattan, has decided to move its headquarters to Brookfield Place downtown, The Post has learned.

The deal for about 350,000 square feet at 225 Liberty St., the former 2 World Financial Center, is likely to be announced on Thursday.

The agreement, confirmed by several industry sources plugged into the deal, definitively ends a saga that began when BNY Mellon announced last year it would put its landmarked tower at 1 Wall Street up for sale.

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