By Kurt Blumenau, The Morning Call, Allentown, Pa. Knight Ridder/Tribune Business News
Mar. 1--The parent company of Keystone Nazareth Bank & Trust will pay $28 million to buy Caruso Benefits Group Inc. of Bethlehem, expanding the bank's insurance offerings.
KNBT Bancorp of Hanover Township, Northampton County, will keep Caruso Benefits as an independent subsidiary. Michael Caruso, who founded the company in 1971, will stay on as president.
Caruso Benefits helps companies set up and run their employee health care plans, serving as a liaison between companies and health care insurers. The company has 2,000 clients in the greater Lehigh Valley, …