David Berson is on quite the winning streak. Earlier this month, the former ESPN exec was promoted to president of CBS Sports, roughly two years after joining the network. And now he’s closed on a classic six at 50 Riverside Drive with wife Kathryn (a.k.a. Katie) Lacey, ESPN’s former SVP of marketing (the couple’s illicit relationship prompted both their departures from ESPN).
What’s remarkable about Mr. Berson is that several years ago, his life looked likely to derail. Workplace love affairs rarely end well and Ms. Lacey and Mr. Berson’s was no exception—ESPN declined to renew both their contracts. But somehow Mr. Berson managed to land the girl, the job and the perfect apartment (river views, city views and the possibility of three bedrooms) on the Upper West Side. How did he do it? Read More