NEW YORK CITY —Helmsley Spear has been appointed the exclusive leasing agent for 80 Broad Street, a 400,000-square-foot office building located in the Financial District neighborhood of Lower Manhattan in New York City. Lewis Cowan will head up the Helmsley Spear team, working with Gregg Slotnick, also of Helmsley Spear. Both will report to Todd Korren of Swig Equities, LLC. The 36-story, 400,000-square-foot multi-tenant office building is currently 97 percent occupied. A building wide renovation was recently completed, which included new elevators and cab interiors; new electrical service; new lobby; new mail center and freight entrance; new two-story, all glass storefront; new HVAC system and chillers; and a new fire/life safety system. In the past 12 months a number of leases were signed at 80 Broad Street including McGivney & Kluger, Legal Solutions Group, Map Financial Group, 1010Data, Stellar Freight, MT Library Services and BV Realty Management Corp. McCauley Securities renewed their leases while Water Quality Insurance Syndicate, Scientiae, LLC and Moed de Armas & Shannon Architects, P.C. expanded their occupancies, bringing total building leasing activity to more than 30,000 square feet.